• Miscellaneous

    Destroyer Of Worlds Cover #2

    by  • November 26, 2008 • Miscellaneous • 0 Comments

    As you can see, my technological incompetence is displayed below, as I’m having great difficulty re-sizing the new cover to fit the dimensions of the blog. But I think you can get the flavour of it. You can pre-order Destroyer of Worlds in hardback here… And you can pre-order the trade paperback here. Edit:...

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    More Music

    by  • September 6, 2008 • Miscellaneous • 11 Comments

    I’m now dj-ing at Blip.fm. I can’t write without music playing. I tend to have pretty eclectic tastes, with a range of different modes to conjure up the right atmosphere. But I’m always on the look-out for something I haven’t heard before. Send me your music recommendations…

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    Books, Comics and DVDs

    by  • June 7, 2008 • Miscellaneous • 1 Comment

    One upside of being pathetically weak and sickly is the ability to put work on one side completely and indulge in all the books, comics and dvds that have been piling up. Actually, I didn’t get very far on the book front – I’m still wading through House of Leaves by Mark Z Danielewski....

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    by  • June 5, 2008 • Miscellaneous • 0 Comments

    Lying in bed, suffering from man-flu, which increasingly seems like some hideous virus. Over a week and a half now and counting. Head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton wool, which, I suppose, is a step-up from feeling like it’s in a vice. So apologies to anyone who hasn’t got a response.

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    2007 In Review # 1

    by  • December 10, 2007 • Miscellaneous • 2 Comments

    I’ve been knocking out a few of my likes and dislikes of 2007 for various bloggers here and there. You can find the first one up here. I’m usually so far behind in my reading that my book of the year was normally published five years ago, but if it’s good it deserves a...

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    Take The Pepsi Challenge

    by  • May 30, 2007 • Miscellaneous • 0 Comments

    A new health scare erupted over soft drinks last night amid evidence they may cause serious cell damage. Research from a British university suggests a common preservative found in drinks such as Fanta and Pepsi Max has the ability to switch off vital parts of DNA.

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    Forum Alert

    by  • January 4, 2007 • Miscellaneous • 0 Comments

    For anyone having trouble accessing the forum at markchadbourn.net, it was hacked last night. Web boss Ariel will have a new, security-conscious forum up-and-running in no time so keep checking back over the next day or two. At the moment, I’m looking at a completely new forum rather than a re-build of the old...

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