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Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 26-01-2016, 14:21:20
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I've been reading The Lazy Project Manager by...

I've been reading The Lazy Project Manager by Peter Taylor. Quite informative and interesting. I particularly liked the bit where he assumes you've skipped to the end :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 09-06-2015, 12:11:33
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I finished the last GoT book just before they...

I finished the last GoT book just before they started mangling it on TV
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-04-2015, 10:36:00
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Oh and still remember the first Pratchett books...

Oh and still remember the first Pratchett books coming out... :beer:
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-04-2015, 10:35:18
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Finished the last GoT book a few weeks back - had...

Finished the last GoT book a few weeks back - had to cos the TV series has now caught up!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 16-02-2015, 14:43:16
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Finished part one and now 81 pages into part two....

Finished part one and now 81 pages into part two. Sort of on a semi roll ATM.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 04-02-2015, 14:58:40
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:lol: I do understand that, but I decided...

:lol:

I do understand that, but I decided I'd better get cracking before the new GoT series comes out as I think they've about caught up...

Anyway, I do enjoy his books - up to page ~350 now
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 29-01-2015, 15:43:55
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Hundred and something pages into A Dance with...

Hundred and something pages into A Dance with Dragons...

I am a sloooooooooooooow reader... :clueless:
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 15-01-2015, 13:07:50
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33 pages into A Dance with Dragons

33 pages into A Dance with Dragons
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 11-03-2014, 11:19:25
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Yes, that's how I first got into his books as I'm...

Yes, that's how I first got into his books as I'm a bit of a Mars geek and read them pretty much as they came out. How I also got into Ben Bova as well.

He's a funny author for me as I always...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 11-03-2014, 10:14:21
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I read 2312 by him last year, which was very...

I read 2312 by him last year, which was very interesting. It did take me a long time to read as I kept having to go off and look stuff up as his imagining of the future gripped me far more than the...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-04-2012, 21:55:39
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OK, so I have a library copy of A Dance with...

OK, so I have a library copy of A Dance with Dragons but I got about 50 pages in and ground to a halt. Probably because the new series has started and probably because when I finish this one, I'm...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 21-03-2012, 12:31:50
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Just got through A Feast For Crows and have A...

Just got through A Feast For Crows and have A Dance with Dragons on order at the library - it might even be in today!:)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-11-2011, 20:29:39
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Just finished A Clash of Kings and on the waiting...

Just finished A Clash of Kings and on the waiting list for the next one.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-06-2011, 08:45:44
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He must be running a temperature - all this...

He must be running a temperature - all this marriage and stuff can't be good for him.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 05-04-2011, 11:17:21
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Risk...

Risk (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Risk-Science-Politics-Dan-Gardner/dp/1905264151/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1302002175&sr=1-2), by Dan Gardner.

We're all suckers addicted to fear and happily lap it up!
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-02-2011, 12:20:01
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Orcs by Stan Nicholls, for a laugh.

Orcs by Stan Nicholls, for a laugh.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 04-01-2011, 11:18:22
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Currently reading 'The Walking Dead' graphic...

Currently reading 'The Walking Dead' graphic novel compilations from the library. Got as far as Vol. 9, with Vols 10-13 awaiting collection. Then I'll be up to date.

The comics are interestingly...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 29-07-2010, 09:38:56
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Finished reading 'Limits to Growth' a while back....

Finished reading 'Limits to Growth' a while back.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Limits_to_Growth

Basically it's all about how the human race can't escape the mathematical realities of...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 20-05-2010, 10:10:21
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I actually read this when it came out so it...

I actually read this when it came out so it really did capture the 'zeitgeist' (sorry still in German mode!) of the time.

I also read Microserfs at about the same time, which I also enjoyed.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 04-04-2010, 20:22:39
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I am currently reading The Limits to Growth: The...

I am currently reading The Limits to Growth: The 30-year Update (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Limits-Growth-30-year-Update/dp/1844071448/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1270412438&sr=8-1)

Climate...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 21-02-2010, 19:23:09
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Damn, I didn't read that because my guidebooks...

Damn, I didn't read that because my guidebooks were only 2009 editions. I did read that Gnaoua music from the Essaouira region is really cool - Jimi Hendrix thought so.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2010, 15:12:25
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Posted By MOBIUS
last few months: 'Guns, Germs and Steel' by...

last few months:

'Guns, Germs and Steel' by Jared Diamond: and I STILL haven't finished it! It's very good, but in a way that you have to read it slowly, or put it down for a few days to absorb...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 03-06-2009, 11:12:35
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Posted By MOBIUS
Currently reading Six Degrees...

Currently reading Six Degrees (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Six-Degrees-Future-Hotter-Planet/dp/0007209053/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1244025017&sr=8-1) by Mark Lynas.

Basically it's getting hotter...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-04-2009, 20:05:58
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Posted By MOBIUS
Finished 'Fifty Degrees Below' by Kim Stanley...

Finished 'Fifty Degrees Below' by Kim Stanley Robinson

Currently reading 'Ten Technologies to Save the Planet' by Chris Goodall

Also 'Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear' by Dan Gardner
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 30-12-2008, 12:43:35
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Posted By MOBIUS
Just reading "The Weather Makers" by Tim...

Just reading "The Weather Makers" by Tim Flannery. It is about how we're rushing headlong into climate change and how we're all doomed!

He wrote it back in 2005, so I guess we're even more doomed...
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