Monthly Archives: January 2014

Liam’s back

First finished story of 2014. So that’s a better start than last year already. Although it’s not precisely new: I had the title nearly four years ago, wrote the first section in early 2011. But, hey, I’ll take it. “Liam and the Changelings” is the fourth tale of Liam Shea, following “Liam and the Wild […]

The book I read

Reread, actually, the other night. The Malacia Tapestry by Brian W. Aldiss. Harper & Row, 1977 (1976 for the UK first edition). I became aware of Aldiss’s imaginary city-state of Malacia in excerpts originally published in Damon Knight’s Orbit 12 (1973). When the actual novel’s US edition first came out, I read a library copy […]

2013 sum-up

Some people I know had a perfectly lovely 2013, and them I congratulate sincerely. I’m really very pleased for them, the fortunate shits. I trust their 2014 will be just as fine, stuffed full of delight and satisfaction, or even better. In AX-land, though, 2013 was not a good year. AX-land being an apartment I […]