Tag Archives: HG Wells

Thoughts: Selected Short Stories, by H. G. Wells

Whoops, this one is long overdue. Spuggy picked it up in Belfast, a dog-eared (I won’t say “beloved”) old copy from Oxfam and I picked it up right at the end of our holiday to tide me over till we … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Kipps, by H. G. Wells

This is the part of the holiday when I’d run out of books. I downloaded the sample of Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky because I wasn’t sure about reading in French on the Kindle and I didn’t know whether the … Continue reading

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It keeps happening – Hella Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of the War of the Worlds

So, I think the record will show that I like War of the Worlds. A lot. And of course, this love extends to the famous rock opera by Jeff Wayne et al. Sure, it takes some liberties with the book, … Continue reading

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The Footnotes of Doctor Moron

If you didn’t guess from my last blog post where I went on far too long about The War of the Worlds, I am a huge fan of H.G. Wells. Right now, I’m trying to collect and read his entire … Continue reading

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Two bits of shameless marketing

I popped into Offenbach today, just to see what it’s like. Annoyingly, the town closed its tramlines in the 90s, so instead the trams just come to a sudden halt at a set of buffers built at the city limits, … Continue reading

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