An Update (That Inevitably Includes ASOIAF)

How is your GoodReads challenge going this year? Mine is not going well. I've read three books and am apparently five books behind schedule. You know why? A Song of Ice and Fire. I've been reading A Clash of Kings for what feels like a year, and I'm only just over halfway through. There was… Continue reading An Update (That Inevitably Includes ASOIAF)

Tintin, Hellboy, Comic Books, and Me

When I was little, I read a lot of Tintin. My mum watched the cartoon adaptations as a child, and we always used to go on holiday to France, where Tintin is very popular, so I guess that's what got me into them. The first one I read was King Ottokar's Sceptre. The gist of… Continue reading Tintin, Hellboy, Comic Books, and Me

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Game of Thrones is everywhere. Everywhere - Twitter; the train; the bus; magazines; newspapers; and of course bookshelves and TV. I was a little late to the - I think we can call it this now, in a slightly ironic way - phenomenon. The original series of books is actually called A Song of Ice… Continue reading A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin