Randomly Shelves or Something

My brilliantly aptly distractingly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that the link will not be […]

Collectomania: From Objects of Desire to Magnificent Obsession – Claudia Chan Shaw

Collectomania: From Objects of Desire to Magnificent Obsession by Claudia Chan Shaw Published by ABC Books on November 1st 2012 Pages: 304 Goodreads Tin robots, classic cars, letters from celebrities and US presidents. Snow domes, first edition books, vintage fashion, contemporary art, Bakelite radios and wine. Claudia Chan Shaw admits to a fondness for all […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

My brilliantly aptly distractingly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that the link will not be […]

Dirk Bogarde The Complete Autobiography

Dirk Bogarde: The Complete Autobiography by Dirk Bogarde Published by Bounty Books on September 30th 1988 Genres: Autobiography Pages: 720 Goodreads Remembering I’d written about Dirk Bogarde before I popped his name into my search engine. Lo and behold it comes up with several entries: This one from May last year where I scribbled a […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

My brilliantly aptly distractingly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that the link will not be […]

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Published by Vintage Classics on May 25th 2017 Pages: 336 Goodreads NOW A SMASH-HIT CHANNEL 4 TV SERIESWITH A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM MARGARET ATWOOD The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent […]

Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017 Interviews part 2

This year I attended Oz Comic-Con with the view to getting more interviews. It took me three weeks to think of a question. It turned out to be suitable for both authors and artists alike so that’s what happened. I’m always amazed at how hearable the interviews are despite me using really basic equipment. Yes, […]

Randomly Shelves or Something

My brilliantly aptly distractingly named new series continues. Where I randomly select two books from my shelves and attempt to find a link. I do not promise it will be a good link, only that it will be a link. It might be anything at all. One thing I do promise is that the link will not be […]