Book Review: Laura Purcell presents another fine Gothic horror with Bone China

Hester Why has her share of secrets. Travelling under a false name, on the run from something that – for the time being – remains a mystery, she’s on her way to Morvoren House, an isolated manor on the Cornish coast. Tasked with nursing Morvoren’s aging owner, Miss Louise Pinecroft, Hester joins a household in thrall to a servant named Creeda, whose tales of Cornish fairies and dark superstition have influenced near every corner of the home.

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Book Review: Delve deeper into the world of The Witcher with Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Last Wish

Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher. He makes his living travelling from town to town, hunting down the monsters that stalk the land. After a particularly nasty encounter with a striga, he recovers in a secluded temple. While there, he reflects on past assignments and an uncertain future.

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Updates – Mar '20

Well, we’re having quite the time of it, aren’t we?

As of midday today (Monday), I’m once again jobless. The government finally called for a shutdown of non-essential venues and, unfortunately (though not unexpectedly), a bowling alley and laser tag arena falls under that particular umbrella.

I’m sad about it, mostly because of the whole, y’know, bills to pay thing. But also because I really loved that job. I’m hopeful that when we reopen I’ll be able to jump straight back in, but for now I’m applying for just about anything (me and thousands of other Brisbane hospo kids), learning a few new skills, and trying to flog a few bits and pieces online.

So what about all the non-work stuff? Well, I’ve got a few ideas – for when I’m not re-watching Community for the eleventh time, that is.

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