Category Archives: holidays

Book Review: Star Wars Aftermath, by Chuck Wendig

I’ve been a bit busy of late (haven’t we all), so I thought I’d roll a bunch of updates and stuff into one post, starting with a brief review of a neato book I read: Chuck Wendig’s STAR WARS Aftermath! … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road – what a lovely film…

Like many people, I had my socks rocked by the epicosity that is Mad Max: Fury Road. This post will be mainly about my thoughts on the film, so I’ll put all the non- Mad Max, nonspoiler stuff at the … Continue reading

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Writing Over the Seas

I’ve always loved flicks like the Mummy, or Indiana Jones, that step well outside the western world and off the beaten track. Reading has taken me through myriad exotic locales, especially in books by Matthew Riley (that launched me on … Continue reading

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Chicago was rad

It’s time that I explained myself. I’ve been a very bad blogger. I haven’t made a post in almost a week! Well, here’s my excuse: Chicago, baby. It’s a helluva town. I had a great time, got a lot of … Continue reading

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Where in the world is D.R? San Diego.

So I’m in the States, and it’s flipping awesome. Have I gotten any editing done? Not really… I’ve been to busy with work, San Diego craft beer, and general exploration, as follows… Sam Diego has a quaint old tram stop. … Continue reading

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Terry Pratchett fans gonna like my holiday snaps

So, back to work this week. KILL MEEEEEEEEEEEE. No in all seriousness, it’s not so bad. Not too many emails to come back to, lots of coffee to drink, fairly good idea about what I need to be doing. Can’t … Continue reading

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Stopping to think ain’t so bad. Also BEER!

So I’ve been reading Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys and drinking delicious Czech style Far North Queensland beery goodness. He somehow makes a story about a spider god’s dumpy son into a fate-of-the-world battle of wits. Made me wonder if I … Continue reading

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Why no blogging? Because holiday awesomeness

So my word count has temporarily ground to a halt. I blame good weather and family fun times. I did however find myself being put on the spot by my sister, who told her myriad small children that I’m writing … Continue reading

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Cairns babymoon begins tomorrow! What to pack?

Okay, what are the essentials of a week in the Aussie tropics with the wife? Aerogard, sunnies, spf30+ and laptop! Or is writing banned? Hmmmm What would you guys take? Wish me luck! Best regards, D.R.Sylvester

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