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Still Reading

And yes, it’s still the Alan Turing book. Last week I thought I had three weeks more to go, but I’m not sure I...

Trove by the National Library of Australia

I’m still reading the biography of Alan Turing, I may be a couple more weeks. Part of one of my tasks at the moment...

12 Greatest Living Science Fiction Writers

You’ve probably clicked in hoping for some fabulous list, you might be disappointed. I’m conducting an audit of my blog. It’s going to take...

Book Review – The Beached Ones by Colleen M. Story

About The Beached Ones Daniel and his younger brother grew up in an abusive home. Daniel escaped. Now an established stunt rider, he intends to...

Book Review – The Portable Nine by Pete Mesling

About The Portable Nine Meet Davenport, also known as the Mad Marksman of Malta. He is a hunter. Not of game or fowl, but of...

Book Review – Hag of the Hills by J.T.T. Ryder

I’m delighted to be a part of the latest Blackthorn Book Tour review of yet another good book! About Hag of the Hills Brennus is destined...

Sometimes I take on too much

I’m sure many of you can understand that. I’ve got a number of large, and long, projects on my To Do List. I think...

Great Tales From English History by Robert Lacey

This book is the first in a series of books about English History. It was published in 2003. I borrowed it from the library...

The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

This text is actually one and a half books. It’s The Master of Ballantrae and also the Weir of Hermiston. The second is a...

Plagiarism

One thing that has been on my mind a lot of late is plagiarism. If I look I can find a number of examples...
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Domaine St Damien Plan De Dieu Cotes du Rhone Villages 2022 Vielles – Vignes – (old vines)  $38.00

In the glass: Rather dark showing a shimmering purple rim around the edge of the glass. On the nose: Dense but fresh fruits waft up...

Q&A with American artists BenBen & Lily Desmond

Hey both! Can you start by telling us who you are? L: Hi! Lily here! We are BenBen + Lily, a dynamic duo consisting of one...

Snowmobiles: The Bridge That Connects Excitement and Danger

In the middle of winter, the outdoors turns into one big, frozen playground. For adventure seekers and extreme enthusiasts, this offers an opportunity to...

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.