Archive for November, 2007

The Apricot Files

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Here’s a book which assembles a load of old computer magazine columns (Apricot File, 1985-1988). Because I have no shame.

SFX 161 column

Monday, November 19th, 2007

“Have You Ever Kippled?”

The Christmas 2007 issue has arrived (SFX 164), which is the signal for me to post the above and also to emit a heartfelt groan at the discovery that I typed Amphigorey Also when I meant Amphigorey Again. More here.

Later: I forgot to upload my two reviews from the same issue.

Does anyone know what causes the phantom comments to postings here? “1 Comment” all too often means no comment. I can’t delete them because, logically enough, the wretched software reports there’s nothing to delete.


Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Today I updated my links to Langford “Curiosities” book features in The Magazine of Fantasy and SF, since the December contribution is now on line.

Ansible 244, November 2007

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

“Remember, remember, the fifth of November,
Gunpowder, treason, and plot:
I see no reason
Why gunpowder treason
Should be commemorated by Ansible appearing four days previously.”

(Traditional, emended by William McGonagall)