Glasnevin Cemetery & National Botanical Gardens, Dublin

I’ve put up a bunch of photos on a (public) Facebook album. I’ll catch up on con news when I get back stateside. Just to let you know that WorldCon is the kind of place where you can be chatting with Liz Hand over a cuppa and mention Corey Doctorow, only to have him walk…

Writer Wednesday: After the Marathon

I’m heading down to London today for the first of two conferences with my pal Debi. It signals the end of my sabbatical and all the writing it has engendered. More importantly, it means I have to leave Dundee and those I love here, but I’m going to stick to talking about writing here (if…

LonCon and ShamroKon Schedules

LONCON 3 The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention 14-18 August 2014 LONCON Tove Jansson’s Moomins: Their Legacy and Influence Thursday 12:00 – 13:30, Capital Suite 13 (ExCeL) It’s 100 years since the birth of Finnish author/artist Tove Jansson, the award-winning creator of the beloved Moomins. Moomins appeared in novels, illustrated books, comic book strips and…

Leicester Comic Con / London Rambles

I headed off to the southern lands last weekend to join the fabulous Adele for Leicester Comic Con and some Fox Spirit Books plotting and planning. More on the exhibit later!

Appearing Soon!

In some cases, very soon! This Saturday I’ll be at Leicester Comic Con on Saturday with the lovely Adele, supporting the Fox Spirit Books skulk and signing books and what not. Drop by and say hello. I will be the one stroking the lovely covers of my books. A weekend of fun, running down to…

Speeding Along through January

Whoosh — that’s the sound of January speeding past. It feels as if the holidays just ended, yet here we are almost at the end of the month. Which means hey! It’s Miss Wendy‘s birthday today šŸ™‚ Happy birthday, my friend. Bits of news from my frenzied activities of late: publications of course, also knocking…

Review: The Light Princess

You can count on the National Theatre to offer interesting projects and imaginative stagings, so I was delighted to hear they were doing a musical with Tori Amos. Of courseĀ The Light Princess was so long in development that I had missed the news that it finally opened! Fortunately a fellow writer posted on it, lamenting…

Review: Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

On my first night in London this past week, I found myself in Leicester Square pondering the embarrassment of riches. I wanted to seeĀ  a play and followed my usual plan of visiting the Half Price ticket booth to see what I could get for cheap; London theatre is a lot cheaper than Broadway, but…