For anyone who is interested in mysteries- As anyone is who still has a drop of Airedale blood in them, that noble species we are all descended from, from detectives, to dancers, to clog hoppers, to singers (hey, Airedale is in Ireland. They have some great tenors there.) or who … Continue Reading Quahog On A Tightrope: Here’s To The Crimewriters
Sorry, but I just couldn’t pass this one up: apparently, Melbourne, that’s in Australian, is right in the middle of their yearly so-called sex-po, a trade fair for the erotic trades, this year featuring: get ready, this is really good- ta da- pole-dancing robots. yes, you heard me right- pole … Continue Reading And Miss Phryne Fisher Lived Here: Nuts, Bolts, Sex, And Moolah
(Spoiler alert: if you go to this movie, your evening will be spoilt) Last Tuesday night we went to the movies: Dr Strange, starring two, in my opinion, absolutely brilliant actors, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Tilda Swinton. You could have done swan lake with plastic swans on sticks for all the … Continue Reading Why Make A Movie With Cumberbatch If He’s Not Allowed To Act?
“I read the news today, oh boy…” Geek news. All about: an Octobot- one of those slimy wiggly eight-armed bots which are “completely autonomous.” Completely autonomous? As in you come home one night and discover that instead of cleaning the house and fixing dinner, it has changed the locks, and … Continue Reading What Happens When An Octobot Meets A Flying Pizza Delivery Drone?
It’s Monday morning here in Gutenberg Land. Time to report all the newest on the weekend Gutenberg scene. Not. Sorry. I find that formulation so bizarre, I sometimes play with it. Like to describe what I did with my long awaited long-weekend vacation. As in: Nope, Nobody dead, Like in … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Not
One of the things I love most about the city of London, And I REALLY DO love London- well, maybe not as much as my ‘adopted Londoner’ Welsh friend who has an about one by two foot copy of Big Ben, made out of old wrist watch parts, on the … Continue Reading And Shakespeare Lived Here: Hatch’em, Match’em, Dispatch’em, And Catch’em.
Yesterday was thirty-three degrees hot here in Gutenberg Land. Meaning the entire populace was underway- eating ice-cream while dangling feet in the town fountain, looking for a store to browse in that just happen to have air-conditioning. And today being Sunday, And the churches here definitely NOT air-conditined- although the … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Sunday, Sun Day, Son Day-An Eco Of Gutenberg Land
Yesterday I got a notification that a blogpost I didn’t write had been sent out in full force, and was now being followed by two new bloggers. Which is a cute trick, since, as I just said, I DIDN’T WRITE IT. Yo ho ho. I had been pirated. At WordPress. … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Yo Ho Ho, It Wasn’t From Me
Wednesday, a week ago, I was in a car crash. Car chop suey. Broken ribs. No singing for 6-8 weeks. My only real condolances: I was alone in our car. And thank God no one in the other car was more than shaken up. So why am I writing about … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Ring Those Bells
It’s Monday morning here in Gutenberg land. The first real working day after all the holidays, at least for those not in sales, or emergency, ie fire department, police, or hospital, duty. And one of our first communications with the outside world this morning, at least paper communication, was a … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Help, I Just Got Served By The Mardi Gras Mafia
It’s New Years Day here in Gutenberg Land. Time for serious reflection. Self improvement resolutions. Change. Yeah… Right… If this year is anything like last year: You run till you drop, Road Runner fashion, and then Bugs Bunny drops the anvil on you. After which you crawl out from under, … Continue Reading Once Upon A Time: Holmes For The Holidays
I admit it. I’m a book junky. I read them in all places, at all times of the day or night. Tea and books were made for each other. They almost make up for all the junk you have to do till you get to that point in your day. … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Favorite Book or Film?
One of the jokes told here about and by, Germans is that if you have two Germans, you get a club (or a glee club) and 2.that the trains run on time. Now only partially true, after the privatization of the whole train system, often leading to sudden, and non-planned, … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: The Call of The Wild
My greatest fear is that when my antagonist and protagonist meet, one of them will be wearing yellow. (Thanks for the topic prompts to The Writers’ Den, Helmslyseditorial.wordpress.com ) And why that, you ask? Oh, mon Dieu, But of course… Monsieur Poirot is, c’est vrai, Belge. With that oft found … Continue Reading I Am Curious/Fearfully Yellow
I just was informed that November is national novel-writing month. Which, after the obvious questions of: which nation(s)? Does everyone in that nation have to write? Does the novel have to be started and finished in November? brought me to the more subtle question of: Why November? Is there some … Continue Reading Death And The National Novel Writing Month