Month: March 2018

Aye Write! Festival 2018: A Selection of Events

Aye Write! Festival 2018: A Selection of Events

The 2018 Aye Write! Festival has come to a close in Glasgow, and this year we were graced by a number of high-quality events. All opinions in this post are strictly my own, and do not reflect the views of any other person or organisation. The History: The first Aye Write! Festival took place in … Continue reading Aye Write! Festival 2018: A Selection of Events

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The Bitch of Living: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland does Spring Awakening

In a truly remarkable partnership between RCS and Dundee Rep (whose artistic director, Andrew Panton is also a musical theatre teacher at RCS), the critically acclaimed musical, Spring Awakening, came to Glasgow this week in the form of the undergraduate students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.  It moves next week to the Dundee Rep … Continue reading The Bitch of Living: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland does Spring Awakening

Craig’s Corner Audiobook Review: Blackout (Dark Iceland #3)

Original Title: Myrknætti Original Publication: July 2011 UK Publication: June 2016 Translator: Quentin Bates Narrator: Leighton Pugh Star rating: 4 stars   First off, "Dark Iceland Book 3" is a bit of a misnomer. For reasons that seem to be unknown to everyone apart from the book's publishers, "Nightblind" the fifth book released in the original Icelandic … Continue reading Craig’s Corner Audiobook Review: Blackout (Dark Iceland #3)

Craig’s Corner Review: Set Me Free

Original title: La tempesta di Sasà (Italian) Original publication: April 2016 Translated publication: September 2018 Translator: Brigid Maher Star rating: 5 stars     *Disclaimer. I received an advance copy of the English translation courtesy of The Text Publishing Company and Netgalley in exchange for a fair review* I've read my fair share of translations. Not one … Continue reading Craig’s Corner Review: Set Me Free

Audiobook Review: The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

  Published: 2018 Audiobook narrator: Jayne Entwistle Star rating: 5 stars     Mannnn, I love Alan Bradley. I know I just said it like, 4 posts ago, but I don't care. I just love him. And I love Flavia and Dogger and Ophelia and Daphne. And I love the little world Bradley created for … Continue reading Audiobook Review: The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

Craig’s Corner Audiobook Review: New York 2140

Published: March 2017 Audiobook Narrator:   Suzanne Toren, Robin Miles, Peter Ganim, Jay Snyder, Caitlin Kelly, Michael Crouch, Ryan Vincent Anderson, Christopher Ryan Grant, Robert Blumenfeld Star rating: 2.5 stars     Ah, where to start on this one? I'd been looking forward to getting round to reading "New York 2140" since it was released last … Continue reading Craig’s Corner Audiobook Review: New York 2140

Introducing Craig’s Corner

Hello, blog world. I'd like to introduce my partner in crime, Craig. The bearded, kilt-wearing, England-resenting, Scottish hunk of man I was fortunate enough to marry in 2016. Like myself, Craig is an avid reader and general cheese enthusiast. His favourite genres include sci-fi/fantasy, crime fiction, and historical fiction. He also enjoys keeping up with … Continue reading Introducing Craig’s Corner