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It’s been a long day – a good day, but long. I am tired and lacking inspiration. When words fail, why not turn to pictures? There have been some striking sunsets in the first few days of the month, and below is the photo I took on 1 October:

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The first October sunset of 2016 (my photo)

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Next weekend, through the auspices of the Glasgow/Edinburgh chapter of the Geek Girl Brunch, I will be – finally – learning to play the game Dungeons and Dragons. It is a game which fits entirely with my interests, yet I have not played it until now. When I was 16, my best friend, Nosferatu by nickname (in line with my thoughts on public nomenclature) and I made an attempt to take our first steps on the path to role-playing games. But that day we ended up, instead, for various reasons, falling for the film The Hitcher (1986), an equally valuable part of my youth.  (more…)

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things-bump-theme-squareEvery month, the International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club have an official theme; what else could it be in October but Halloween, and all things spooky, under the heading “Things That Go Bump? With each theme comes a dedicated blog post, handily known as “Inside the Theme”. Each post contains a series of questions to get you thinking about the theme. You can answer these – or not – how you choose, in the forums, or in a blogpost, as I am doing now. (more…)

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It’s National Poetry Day on Thursday! And so I have two school libraries to festoon with verse over the next three days, and two poetry competitions to organise. (more…)

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I like to call this “Sunset over the Bus Station, or, Failure of Nomenclature Imagination”  (my photo)

It’s the 1st of October! How did that happen? Suddenly it’s dark even earlier than I was expecting pre-clocks changing, but on the plus side, there are gorgeous sunsets, like the one in my photo above, to admire on the way home. (more…)

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