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After years of preparation, Worldcon was held in Dublin this week, for the first time ever. A month ago I was, I confess, pretty exhausted by the very idea of it, even knowing that I tend to dread, rather than anticipate, big events. By a couple of weeks ago, though, my friends feeds were starting […]

These, like every other molasses cookie I’ve ever had, are incredibly addictive, and are a family favorite that I don’t make all that often because (I realized as I was making them) the dough isn’t nearly as good to eat raw as chocolate chip cookie dough is. :) Raisin Bar Cookies 3/4 c butter 1 […]

Here are the formal (and some less formal, but already-booked) places I’ll be for Worldcon 2019 in Dublin! YAY! The popularity of Anti-Heroes in Comics Format: Panel 15 Aug 2019, Thursday 11:30 – 12:20, Odeon 3 (Point Square Dublin) Deadpool, Harley Quinn, The Punisher, Ghost Rider: in many ways insane, evil individuals – hardly what […]

It wasn’t exactly a conundrum, really, but I couldn’t think of a word that started with ‘c’, meant ‘mistake’, and wasn’t profane. :) I want you all to understand that I went into this will full knowledge and aforethought and the expectation that I would throw my back out. My son has been practicing his […]

Last Monday evening I found out at the last minute that the Lighthouse Cinema was doing a showing of Benedict Cumberbatch’s 2014 #Hamlet & I decided I was going to make a terrible mistake, and go. I did not make a mistake. Ciaran Hinds is the best Claudius I’ve ever seen. Ophelia’s death is the […]