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Posts about reading and creative writing

The doorstopper

This week, I was looking at NPR’s list of Top 100 Science-Fiction & Fantasy Books, and it reminded me that I still haven’t read The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. It was on my wish list for at least two years, and I finally bought a copy... (Continue reading)


Posts about games and geekery

Victorian Tom in the house

Funko POP’s take on Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston’s character in Crimson Peak) has arrived to join Lady Sif, my first foray into the world of tiny adorable character figures. I had him on my shortlist of figures I might get, and when I saw that he’d been released, I ordered... (Continue reading)


Posts about life in general

Another adorable baby otter video

Yes, it’s just what you’ve been waiting for — another adorable baby otter video, courtesy of PBS! This one discusses the process of taking baby otters and uniting them with adult female otters at the aquarium, so the orphans can be raised and hopefully released back into the wild. It’s a... (Continue reading)