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Claire North Posts

Moon/Apollo 13/Sunshine

So, a few days ago, I went to the cinema with my Dad, to see Moon.  First up, don’t get the impression that my Dad is the only person I go to the cinema with.  […]

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GIVE ME BACK MY HAT

It has been pointed out to me that there’s a sequel to Madness of Angels due to be published at some point in the next few months, and in the interest of this not coming […]

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A dog and a cat

I know that these aren’t strictly literary heroes, but since I’m covering my heroes generally, I figured I might as well throw them in.  Garfield the cat and Grommit of Wallace and Grommit fame are […]

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Through a Dirty Window pt.2

For those who are wondering about the previous post, I guess I should add 2 key bits of information. 1.  There are actually 2 dirty windows involved, although they are both on the same floor […]

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Through a Dirty Window

This is going to be another one of those blog entries which is mostly photographs, whose main theme, besides the obvious one, is that they were taken of London through a dirty window.  The game […]

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River Thames

I’ve been building up to this entry for a while, because there’s too much to say.  And in fact, I don’t intend to say very much on the subject of the Thames now, as it’d […]

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Serenity/Star Trek

A confession to get the ball rolling – I don’t like Star Trek.  I mean, don’t get me wrong, I can see the appeal – from a narrative point of view, it’s pure genius.  You’ve got […]

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In Praise of Raymond Chandler

A while back, I started in on a list of my favourite writers, and got as far as Roger Zelazny before becoming distracted by the usual plethora of Stuff and Things that keep on cropping […]

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Blink

This post is going to be nearly all photos, since the subject of statues in London is something that I will need years to ramble about.  But it is thrown in here for anyone who […]

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St. James Park

So, circumstance conspired to take me into the City of Westminster.  This is not somewhere I regularly visit, but a trade show at Victoria showcasing all things theatrical and nerdy, combined with a tube strike, […]

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Strike!

An individual who shall remain anonymous, as we walked together across Waterloo Bridge a few nights ago, had a rant that went something like this: ‘I hate tube strikes day.  I hate the way everyone in […]

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The Miracle of WordPress

Firstly, it’s been, as always, an age since I last posted.   More over, it’s taken me an age to work out how to read the large collection of very nice comments that have been left […]

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