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Forum: General Chat 26th Aug 2017, 1:14
Replies: 75
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Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

Announcing the entirely excellent 20th issue of Mythaxis, the August 2017 issue. Click below.

http://www.mythaxis.co.uk/banner1.jpg (http://mythaxis.co.uk)
Forum: Film Reviews 21st Aug 2017, 17:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By gil
Re: War Horse

We saw the production in London a few years ago. We were impressed by how the puppeteers made the horses, even when stationary, make little realistic horse-like hoof twitches and head tosses.
Forum: Book Reviews 15th Apr 2017, 14:39
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By gil
Re: 2017 Palimplist Discussions

Yet another minor update of my Palimplist. (http://palimpsest.org.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=135211&postcount=13)
Forum: Book Reviews 9th Apr 2017, 14:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By gil
Re: 2017 Palimplist Discussions

Minor update of my Palimplist (http://palimpsest.org.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=135211&postcount=13).
Forum: Book Reviews 3rd Apr 2017, 13:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By gil
Re: 2017 Palimplist Discussions

Hi, Nou. I somewhat agree with you on Cryptonomicon. I enjoyed the history more than the fictionalised 20th century stuff.

I noticed you weren't very keen on A Deepness in the Sky. I really liked...
Forum: Book Reviews 30th Mar 2017, 14:07
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By gil
Re: 2017 Palimplist Discussions

I must have read the Human Factor years ago when I did the whole Greene bibliog, but I can't remember it. I think I've got it on an e-book.
Forum: Book Reviews 30th Mar 2017, 12:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By gil
Re: 2017 Palimplist Discussions

Hi, Jerkass, yes Charles McCarry is very compelling as an espionage writer. The Tears of Autumn in particular is a fine novel. Just updating my list now with a few more.
Forum: Book Reviews 10th Mar 2017, 13:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By gil
Re: 2017 Palimplist Discussions

Just popped in here to say that, given the forum is so quiet, and given that edits to our Palimplist items don't register as new posts, it might be as well to note here when we update the list. ...
Forum: Book Reviews 6th Mar 2017, 21:17
Replies: 12
Views: 3,010
Posted By gil
Re: Palimplists 2017

Joining the gang rather belatedly, but heartened by a display of mild enthusiasm, here goes, in no particular order, and whittled down by failing memory:
1.****0 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur...
Forum: General Chat 25th Feb 2017, 11:01
Replies: 75
Views: 12,897
Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

It certainly is, JM. You have a real talent.
Forum: General Chat 23rd Feb 2017, 16:31
Replies: 75
Views: 12,897
Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

Here it comes again - MYTHAXIS (http://mythaxis.co.uk).

Issue 19 - 10 years on, and still improving.
Forum: All About Palimpsest 11th Dec 2016, 13:15
Replies: 447
Views: 50,104
Posted By gil
Re: Issues and Problems

I see we have been invaded by the Wholesale Jersey mob. If I were an admin, I could delete 'em, but...
Forum: General Chat 27th Oct 2016, 11:42
Replies: 1,121
Views: 74,935
Posted By gil
Re: Happy Birthday to...

JM, delighted to see your successful Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/689964224/gosh-wow-comic-book/updates) 2 months after it closed. Should I (we) have known about this?
Forum: General Chat 27th Oct 2016, 11:40
Replies: 1,121
Views: 74,935
Posted By gil
Re: Happy Birthday to...

Thanks, amner, for tgs access. I'll catch up today.
Forum: General Chat 26th Oct 2016, 18:40
Replies: 1,121
Views: 74,935
Posted By gil
Re: Happy Birthday to...

Thank you all for Birthday wishes.
Forum: General Chat 28th Aug 2016, 13:03
Replies: 75
Views: 12,897
Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

With monotonous, yet exciting, regularity, I announce the latest issue of Mythaxis (http://mythaxis.co.uk).
Forum: General Chat 27th Feb 2016, 15:18
Replies: 75
Views: 12,897
Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

Mythaxis Issue 17 is now available at the Mythaxis website. (http://mythaxis.co.uk)

One of the items is a comic strip from JunkMonkey.

Another is a Gibsonianish interactive adventure, playable...
Forum: Book Reviews 25th Feb 2016, 13:58
Replies: 40
Views: 11,929
Posted By gil
Re: William Gibson

The belated review of Gibson's The Peripheral. I only today realised it hadn't appeared in Palimpsest.

https://mythaxis.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/peripheral.jpg

In The Peripheral, William...
Forum: Book Reviews 16th Feb 2016, 0:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,764
Posted By gil
Re: 2016 Palimplist Conversations

I've discovered Nick Harkaway. I thought I was going to hate 'The Gone Away World', and nearly discarded it within a few pages, but it's turned out to be complex and rich, if a bit.. a lot,...
Forum: General Chat 5th Feb 2016, 14:02
Replies: 43
Views: 6,082
Posted By gil
Re: Comics

Wow, JM, these are just great!
Forum: All About Palimpsest 21st Jan 2016, 14:05
Replies: 447
Views: 50,104
Posted By gil
Re: Issues and Problems

That was a bit of a long outage. I'd almost given up trying Palimpsest. It doesn't exactly inspire confidence...
Forum: General Chat 15th Sep 2015, 11:49
Replies: 75
Views: 12,897
Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

A bit quiet on the Palimp. This is just a nudge to waken folk up, and encourage them to read Mythaxis (http://mythaxis.co.uk).
Forum: General Chat 2nd Aug 2015, 17:43
Replies: 75
Views: 12,897
Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

Mythaxis issue 16 is now out and can be viewed at:

mythaxis.co.uk (http://mythaxis.co.uk)

Artwork by JunkMonkey appears at the top of Baker's Dozen. (http://www.mythaxis.co.uk/9issuev16.htm)
...
Forum: Book Reviews 9th Jul 2015, 18:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,640
Posted By gil
Re: The Rainbow Singer by Simon Kerr

("Ulsterite"? Naw, that sounds like a rock that catches fire when you pour Guinness over it... is there no descriptive term of "native of Ulster" but "native of Ulster"?)

I believe the term is ...
Forum: General Chat 12th Jun 2015, 15:49
Replies: 75
Views: 12,897
Posted By gil
Re: The return of Gil and the launch of Mythaxis

At risk of boring repetition, Mythaxis (sf and fantasy e-zine) is now inviting contributions for issue 16. Prizes are awarded for successful contributors (but no money). This is an open invitation,...
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