Monthly Archives: May 2016

Robots vs. Mermaids: A Phoenix books review

I’ve been slacking off a bit (okay, a lot) on my reviews lately – but I’ve decided that’s a good thing, because it means I get to review the two latest books sent to me by The Phoenix as a spectacular double bill! … Continue reading

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My SATs Results

I know it’s old news by now, but I wanted to talk a little about how the recent SATs questions are – there’s no other word for it – terrible. Wait, there are plenty of other words. Unnecessary. Demoralising. Not … Continue reading

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What Not To Wear

The other day on Twitter, I saw this picture of a letter written to an agony aunt: (Hat tip to @anygirlfriday for the tweet critiquing this nonsense) My first instinct was to get my big red marking pen and scribble “NO” and “GET … Continue reading

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