Tag Archives: JK Rowling

Meanwhile, over at Harry’s place

‘The Journey Home” (2013) © Kirsty Mitchell Photography

‘The Journey Home” (2013) © Kirsty Mitchell Photography

… the delightful and talented Haralambi Markov is devoting this month at his blog to posting about the female writers in speculative fiction who have influenced him
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I’d like to pay for that with a sonnet, okay?

“You’re cool with that, right? Yeah, I know the grocery bill is $120 – so how about three sonnets? You’re not cool with that? Dude, you used to be cool.”

And so, another starving artist is thrown out of Woolworths or Coles or IGA, etc. I bring you this tone of
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The Reading-Beside-the-Bed Pile

Post-Christmas luncheon (during which I ate my own body weight in turkey, ham, chicken and trifle – trifle is an honourary protein), I am half-reclined on the bed in the manner of Goya’s Maja (but with more clothes) contemplating the reading pile on the nightstand.

Am a third of the way through Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – which I
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