May 15, 2021
is 21% done with <a href="/book/show/39858606-songs-of-earth-and-power">Songs of Earth and Power</a>.
Paul wrote: Tonally, this reminds me a lot of Gormenghast. It has the same sort of very slow story that you can just drift along with as details emerge as and when they will.
I wasn't initially convinced, but the novel is growing on me the more I read.
May 13, 2021
Paul gave 2 stars to The Crimson Shadow: The Complete Series (Kindle Edition)
May 12, 2021
May 10, 2021
Paul gave 3 stars to Among the Missing (Strontium Dog: The Alpha/Sternhammer Years #1)
May 7, 2021
May 6, 2021
OPINION: Self-spinning rage-bait is the laziest kind of hack journalism and we’re all falling for it
Back in 2014, Belgium decided to tolerate the use of insects as a ‘novel food’. One of the upshots of this was that a nearby zoo started serving insectburgers, and I couldn’t resist. The burgers were nicely meaty, if a bit bland, but they do point towards a much more efficient source of protein. The … Continue reading … And Burgers for All →
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April 29, 2021
There is something about wasp related news that really appeals to me. That said, I have no qualms about murdering the wee beasties when the build a nest in my own garden. A new study into how the many species of stinging wasps contribute both to the ecosystem and human society, however, suggests that a … Continue reading Charismatic minifauna →
April 28, 2021
The Brussels Times excels itself with today’s headline of the day.