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The Ironism

The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.

February, 2012 4

Review: Blue Remembered Earth

Blue Remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds My rating: 3 of 5 stars I have to date read all of Alistair Reynolds books (at least I think I have, he is after all rather prolific). So. I’m a fan. I’ve always seen him as slightly uneven though, and although a brilliant story-teller, not always the perfect craftsman, and his [...]


Review: The Gunslinger

The Gunslinger by Stephen King My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The man in black fled across the desert and the Gunslinger followed.” Honestly, if that doesn’t go down as one of the great openings of all time, to be remembered long after we’re gone, even if the the person recognizing it doesn’t even know where it [...]


From the Twitter Feed: A Tall Edition

A somewhat extensive collections of twats. For your amusement: Vibram Fivefingers, Barefoot Running, Shoes, Heel Strikes, Loading Rates, and Injury Risk: via @Oblinkin Percussive high-speed garlic-peeling made simple – Boing Boing [...]


Ending the Winter Hiatus

December was kind of full. Not only was work piling up, but I’m also involved in a chamber choir and various vocal ensembles. So with 12 concerts booked, including a short tour in Holland, I had to fight to keep the running in the calendar. This post continues at The Run Smiley Collective, go there and finish it!