Month: December 2013

Holy crap, Batman. It’s December!

Some Christmas gift ideas for your book-tacular friends and family. Please excuse the dodgy video quality (filmed with my webcam because I was too lazy to get my camcorder from the other room). Happy shopping … books are way better than socks, and much easier to wrap. 🙂

And yes, I have just tweaked this video a little … it needed to be uploaded again at a slightly higher quality.

Epic sequel not so epic

Bittersweet, by Colleen McCullough (HarperCollins, RRP $50): It’s been 36 years since Colleen McCullough’s epic The Thorn Birds was first published, 30 years since it was made into that massive miniseries starring such luminaries as Richard Chamberlain, Barbara Stanwyck and Christopher…