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At Last, Sir Terry, We Must Walk Together

I read ferociously as a child, going through whatever my local library could throw at me at incredible pace. As a teenager I continued to read, though not quite at the same pace, and by my twenties this frequency had… Continue Reading →

Goodbye Granny Sedge

Lots of love, prayer and hugs to Mom and Dad. Granny Sedge peacefully passed away just around 9pm this evening.

Comic Book Art: Death (Neil Gaiman) by Aly Fell

Aly Fell (Alastair Fell to his mum) is a Manchester, England based illustrator and concept artist with well over 20 years of experience in both the animation and games industry, having previously worked as an animator at Cosgrove Hall Films…. Continue Reading →

Joke Factory: How To Break Bad News

Six retired Irishmen were playing poker in O’Leary’s apartment when Paddy Murphy loses £250 on a single hand, clutches his chest, and drops dead at the table. Showing respect for their fallen brother, the other five continue playing standing up…. Continue Reading →

News Desk: Irony and Helmets

A stupid way to die, and even a more stupid way to demonstrate that what you were protesting against is idiotic: Police say a motorcyclist participating in a protest ride against helmet laws in upstate New York died after he… Continue Reading →

Cats versus Birds

So on the day we were expecting the first visit from Mom and Pops to the Gordon’s Bay Lotter stronghold in absolute ages, guess what happened? Well, as I should have known, I strolled past the bathroom in the morning,… Continue Reading →

Covered: The Books of Magic #25 (Chris Bachalo)

Chris Bachalo remains one of my favourite artists, thanks to his hauntingly beautiful and shadowed work, all of which is wonderfully brooding and stylized, but not so much that it becomes too distorted and unrecognisable.

Death, New Life, Insurance?

This got me then thinking about how death really can strike at any time and now with all my family responsibilities, I really do need to make better preparations for that possible eventuality.

Letting Go

The question that I have to ask is how a person can hold on so tightly to an incident that happened 10 or so years ago, so much so that it interferes with their life today

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