This is the second book by Guy N. Smith that I've read this year, having really enjoyed Night of the Crabs, This book is another fast moving, pulpy horror novel, but does have a major flaw. Namely, the hero of the story Gordon Hall. He's not the most likeable bloke, and while some of this … Continue reading Book Review: Werewolf By Moonlight by Guy N. Smith
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Monthly update on health and wellbeing, and I mention this twitter account which runs best album polls which I've found a good way to pass the time. https://www.youtube.com/embed/tOGJx298pBk Any thoughts? You know what to do. BETEO.
The attic was the last room, and he'd cleared most of it when he found the album.It had a white cover, the ones downstairs had been red and blue. And he didn't recognise the women in the photos.His uncle's exes?There were five women featured, all of them blondes. Uncle Terry had a type obviously.Each one … Continue reading Flash Friday: The White Album
I've seen the movie version of this, so I knew what this was about and there was a risk of it being "old man fears technology" but it's actually a very well done and clever thriller, with King showing his skills at building tension and a sense of growing unease. The plot is simple, while … Continue reading Book Review: Cell by Stephen King
I recently did the #3albumsfinal on Twitter and I thought I'd use the album titles of the 82 albums as writing prompts, so here's the first one. Click!The crowd cheered. But they'd have cheered either way.Money changed hands and I forced a smile as I reached across the table to him.The gun was heavy, an … Continue reading Flash Friday: Revolver
A slightly more risque piece this week. "I have to talk to you about something."She fidgets, hesitates. Takes a final deep breath like someone atop a high dive and plunges in.It was an accident, she was using the phone, with my wife's permission, and she opened the gallery and there they were.Picture after picture of … Continue reading Flash Fiction: That’s Me in the Corner
Another couple of TikToks about the latest episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race. https://www.youtube.com/embed/w8jBWC7yzo0 Predictions for the rest of the season- There'll be a double elimination one week (the show is whittling down queens a lot slower than normal and we have a double save to balance out)I think the final four will be- Gottmik, Symone, … Continue reading Drag Race Season 13 Episodes 7-9 Thoughts
WoM is a few years younger than me, so the Twilight series came towards the end of her emo teens and as such occupy a special, nostalgic place in her heart. Where as I have no connection to them beyond having seen the first movie years ago. Near the start of our relationship we watched … Continue reading 365 Film Challenge Part 32: The Twilight Saga
The monthly update on how I'm doing mentally and physically, With a brief rant about Renesmee Cullen in the middle. https://www.youtube.com/embed/moV4PGvhVzo Any thoughts? You know what to do. BETEO.
This week's Flash Fiction is based on a real historical event, Arbroath beating Bon Accord 36-0 in 1885. "Was that Petrie again?" "Aye, that's his eighth." Jim shook his head, that put them at a 24-0 lead. A victory had been predictable, a large one looked likely when Bon Accord had arrived without a full … Continue reading Flash Friday: Keeping Dry