Happy Terry Pratchett Day

Another year has come and gone since Terry went for a walk across the black sand with Death and for all we know they went for a curry.

But this year is different, this year on the 29th September there is a new book, started by Terry and finished by Rob; this year it’s the greatest story Terry ever told, his own, with footnotes!

So head over to the Discworld Emporium and pre-order your copy Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes .

And while you wait for September choose your favourite of his books and let them take you to tea with Nanny Ogg or for a stroll with Commander Vimes around the gloriously varied streets of Ankh Morpork or if you are seeking a new career have a chat with Mort.

Whatever you do raise a glass to Terry, our absent but never forgotten friend.

Surprise Of The Year 2021

As the first month of the new year is nearly over I have spent some time considering what it was in 2021 was my ‘Surprise Of The Year’ me and I’ve reached the conclusion that it was the Faber-Castell 2011 Grip Fountain Pen; a budget cartridge/converter pen. I expected nothing from it and I was, therefore, very happily surprised by it. Continue reading “Surprise Of The Year 2021”