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Recent Blog Posts: The Earthian Hivemind

Teaser Tuesday (14 May)

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted at The Purple Booker. Anyone can play along by doing the following: • Grab your current read• Open to a random page• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page• BE…
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Cymera 2019 -Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, 7-9 June 2019, Edinburgh

If you are in the UK in June and you love speculative fiction, then this is a convention you might want to attend. The programme is rich in events and speakers (Ken MacLeod, Richard K. Morgan, Adrian Tchaikovsky, V.E. Schwab,…
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Netflix’s Roman Empire Season 3: The Mad Emperor

I have already talked about this interesting and well-researched historical series on the Roman Empire, which devoted the first season to Emperor Commodus (you remember Gladiator, right? I reviewed S1 here) and the second to Julius Ceasar (here‘s the review)….
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