Monthly Archives: December 2013

Baby steps in a spacesuit: my introduction to SF

This is going to be a bit like a disjointed trip through my SF reading history – which started, lo, these many decades ago.  Like in about 1964, with the Tom Swift series and Capt. WE Johns, from the Lusaka … Continue reading

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Iain (M) Banks: goodbye!

I tried to post this on the very excellent Worlds Without End site, on a commemorative blog post, but it said “comments closed”!  So it goes here. I stumbled upon Iain Banks’s “Complicity” nearly 20 years ago, probably in a public library, … Continue reading

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