My university issued this notice during exam time – A time when students are most in need of revision material: A number of eBooks are in high demand at the […]
In this blog post I talk about some of the tools and books I’ve been reading in my quest to teach myself 日本語
His Dark Materials and Adapting Stories
My thoughts on the latest His Dark Materials TV show, and past attempts to adapt it to other media
I have a go at explaining an eBook formatting problem in japanese.
The Secret Commonwealth spoke to me
I’ve just read Phillip Pullmans “The Secret Commonwealth”. It engrossed me and got me thinking deeply.
Summer Reading List – Books
It’s been a while since I last made a reading list post. Here are some of the books I’ve been reading over this summer.
30 years of Paywalled Articles
I want to take a moment to talk about the availability of scientific articles, in this 30th anniversary of the world wide web.
Generational Stories: Some Thoughts
I’ve read two novels now, translated to English from Japanese, that seem to form a very strange genre, or perhaps its better described as a unique way of telling the story. The best thing I can think to call them are generational stories. Here are my thoughts.
La Belle Sauvage
Part One of the Book of Dust is a great new story from Phillip Pullman, and well worth the wait.
Origin – The latest in Dan Brown’s Langdon series. I’ve got some thoughts about this one, and overall, I think it’s worth a read if you followed the series so far, and a good story even if you haven’t.