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Oddly specific book recommendations #1: Shoeburyness

According to the Meaning of Liff, ‘Shoeburyness’ is: the vague uncomfortable feeling you get when sitting on a seat that is still warm from somebody else’s bottom I think what you need in that situation is either an extremely immersive … Continue reading

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June screentime 2017

I don’t play games as much as I used to, but I’m going to start including games here as well as tv and film because screentime. Monument Valley 2 iphone app This is even more beautiful than the first game. … Continue reading

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June reads 2017

Bitch Planet Triple Feature #1 (comics, fiction) This is three short stories that take place within the universe of the main Bitch Planet series. I really like getting snippets of people and stories outside of the main narrative in dystopias, … Continue reading

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Post-election reading recommendations

Whether you got the result you wanted or you didn’t, there’s always work to be done to ensure the issues you care about get attention, get policy change. There’s also always more to learn about just what the hell is … Continue reading

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May screentime 2017

I mostly watched things I didn’t like that much, with a couple of stand-out awesome things. (If you have any anime recommendations I’d love to hear them, especially something a little bit dark that doesn’t have a really whiny boy … Continue reading

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May reads 2017

Slowly slowly being able to read more… Bitch Planet #10 by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Valentine DeLandro (comics, fiction) It’s impossible to spoiler-free review a series as it gets further down the line, so I’ll just say, as usual, that … Continue reading

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Richard III by Northern Broadsides @ Hull Truck

I’d never seen or read the play before, but I really want to see this because Richard III is such an interesting character and they cast Mat Fraser as the lead. You probably recognise Mat Fraser from the London Paralympics … Continue reading

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