The House on the Strand

The house on the strand cover

My first book of 2021. An interesting take on the idea of time travel.

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Dracula by Bram Stoker

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Then came another rush of sea-fog, greater than any hitherto — a mass of dank mist, which seemed to close on all things like a grey pall…

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

The story of Manor Farm and the animals who revolt after being inspired to fight for a better life.

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Started reading IT by Stephen King

Decided I’d finally give this gargantuan book a read. One of the earliest films I remember seeing was the 2-part mini-series of Stephen King’s IT. IT scared the undying crap out of me when I was about 6 or 7.…

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The Gunslinger – The Dark Tower part 1

The Gunslinger artwork by Michael Whelan

Some thoughts of mine after finishing the first book of Stephen King’s epic series ‘The Dark Tower’. (Image by Michael Whelan.) It took me to my second attempt to actually read this book to completion. And although it started off…

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Started reading The Dark Tower series

The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower 1))

I started reading The Gunslinger about a year ago but only got about half way through. After someone at work mentioned The Dark Tower series today, I was inspired to pick it back up and try again. Here goes…

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Snow White adaptation by Junji Ito

Most people probably know the story of Snow White — the seven dwarfs; the poison apple; the prince. But I bet not many know of this version by acclaimed horror Mangaka Junji Ito. A short version but not one to…

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