Category Archives: Uncategorized

The Moon-bog: The Complete Lovecraftian #31

If in doubt, the sunken ruins of a lost city are just where you go, at least if you’re the old tentacle hugger. You have probably noticed that and if you haven’t then you’re not really paying attention. Lost cities and … Continue reading

Posted in 2000AD, Lovecraft, mythos, opinion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Outsider: The Complete Lovecraft#30

Every writer will on occasion be influenced in style and subject by those whose writing he admires. That’s why they are called influences after all. Sometimes this is deliberate, sometimes not so much, and on occasion sometimes the writer doesn’t realise … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The ‘ends’ of Doctor Who?

Just to be clear I borrow most of this. it does however exactly express my own view… 23/11/1963 – Doctor Who begins. Doctor Who dies. 21/12/1963 – Silly robot monsters introduced into informative historical series. Doctor Who dies. 26/12/1964 – … Continue reading

Posted in opinion, sci-fi, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Rare Unsigned Copy: and other mistakes

“You don’t really want one of the signed copies, what you really want is one of those rare unsigned copies.” Laughter echoed around the bar at the Blackpool landlords amusing quip… Possibly because this was one of the funniest things anyone … Continue reading

Posted in humour, opinion, Passing Place, publication, self-publishing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Statement of Randolph Carter: The Complete Lovecraft #14

This is one of those tales you come across in Lovecraft’s mythos that leaves you with no more than a half-hearted um… It’s just simple and straightforward without any real depth to it. A run of the mill tale that … Continue reading

Posted in Lovecraft, mythos, retro book reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Oswald Bastable: The Original Steampunk Trilogy

H.G.Wells and Jules Verne share the honour of being amongst the father’s Science Fiction, and retrospectively the fathers of Steampunk. There is little doubt the Verne and Wells influence on Steampunk is huge, though their tales are set in a … Continue reading

Posted in pointless things of wonderfulness, retro book reviews, steampunk, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

#passingplace

the gunslingers tale … The forest in the cellar… The girl in the nighttime

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment