Author Archives: Andrew Hickey

Basilisk Murders Goes Wide

For those of you who use ereaders other than the Kindle, The Basilisk Murders has now dropped out of Kindle Unlimited. I initially intended for it only to be on KU for three months, but accidentally set it to autorenew … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form)

This year I am again going to try to blog about the finalists for the Hugo Awards. I might not cover all of them (I haven’t in previous years) and in particular I might not be able to cover the … Continue reading

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The Day of the Doctor

It should come as no surprise to anyone who has read anything I’ve written about Doctor Who over the last few years that I am not a fan of Steven Moffat. I think much of the work he has done … Continue reading

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Forever Changes: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

Today sees the release of the fiftieth anniversary box set devoted to Forever Changes, Love’s third and, to many, best album. I say “to many” because while I think Forever Changes is a magnificent album, it’s also one which, like … Continue reading

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Autism Accwaretance and TERFery

[Trigger warnings: Ableism, anti-autistic bigotry, transphobia, suicide mention] So today, again, is autism acceptance/awareness (accwaretance) day, the day when tons of “allies” and “autism families” talk over autistic people to “raise awareness”, while autistic people instead call for people to … Continue reading

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My Response To The Lib Dem Policy Consultation on Immigration

This is my response to the Lib Dem immigration policy consultation paper. I have also posted it on my blog, as I believe this issue deserves a rather wider audience. I will note first of all that I do not … Continue reading

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Brief Explanation for Absence

Some of you will have noticed that I’ve not been posting as much here in recent weeks as previously. There’s a reason for that. I often start series of blog posts and then abandon them after a handful of posts, … Continue reading

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