miscellaneous musing: analysis of ancillary justice by ann leckie

Sometimes a story just lodges in your head sideways and then you can do nothing but stand forlornly in the shower, turning every minute detail over in your head until the water runs cold and you can no longer remember whether or not you’ve washed your hair. This is what Ancillary Justice did to me. I went to do some post-holiday …

liebster blog awards

I had no idea that such a thing as the Liebster Blog Awards even existed until I was nominated by my good friend over at Hipstyler, Pretty & Ginger. It is always an honour to be mentioned for your efforts, and awards are a nice part of that. Yet there is such a thing as undeserved praise, and while I little …

#blogvember day 10: me, myself and I

Honestly, my dream date often involves me having a cup of tea on my couch with not a soul in sight. Much like I did Saturday evening! Who says you can’t have it all? Unless any of these fine gentlemen* want to hang out, of course: *In the case of actors depicting fictional characters I really mean the fictional characters.

#blogvember day 9: vintage accuser

For my birthday a few years ago my dad gave me Essential Fatastic Four Volume 4 which combines issue #64-83 of the comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby first published in 1967. This book is auspicious in that it contains the very first appearance in print of Ronan the Accuser. Here he is talking to himself about human advancement…or …