It’s beginning to look a lot like 2015!

HAPPY NEW YEAR, Beloved Reader. I trust you all had a suitably festive Yule and managed to get through the most depressing day of the year – Monday the 5th January – without too many disasters. (Other than the spunnocks and starlings quarrelling so violently over the fatballs that they …

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The JFB Christmas Advent Day 12 – It’s competition time!

So, today is Friday, and as it is Friday, we thought we’d give you lovely people the chance to win a little book prize. I say little; it’s actually you know, fairly good . . . To be in with the chance to win the books pictured here – The Best …

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Voting in the Hugos

Are you attending Loncon in August 2014? The first time the World Science Fiction convention has been held in Britain for 49 years? If not why not?! If you are, you are eligible to vote/nominate in the Hugo Awards. At some point you will have been sent an email giving …

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Women in Sci-Fi. The debate.

If you’re an SF fan, you would have had to be living with your head in the sand to miss this debate. It’s such a big one, I feel like it needs caps, or possibly a scrolly, fading-into-the-distance introduction akin to something you’d find in Star Wars. It is: WOMEN …

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