Links for April 1st

Angel star Hallett dies aged 33 Andy Hallett, a singer who gained fame portraying a green-skinned demon on the cult US TV series Angel, has died of congestive heart disease aged 33. Hallett was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after having problems breathing and died there on Sunday, his agent said. It…… Continue reading Links for April 1st

Links for February 18th

Novelist Pratchett becomes a Sir – Author Terry Pratchett has been knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for services to literature. Sir Terry, 60, was named in the New Year Honours list. Wonder twins telescope sees star’s dying gasps – 500 light years away, the star T Leporis is dying. It used to be…… Continue reading Links for February 18th

The Runes of the Earth by Stephen Donaldson

It’s been a long, long time since I read any of the Thomas Covenant novels. I started the original trilogy back in the mid-80s while I was supposed to be revising for my O-levels. I found all three books far more interesting and exciting than maths and physics, but despite my lack of revision I…… Continue reading The Runes of the Earth by Stephen Donaldson