Thursday, November 30, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Fowler's Roofworld is like a 'light' version of Gaiman's Neverwhere. Still it is an enjoyable read. Imagine a world with its own rules, just above our heads, where drop-outs have created their own society with their own rules. It's an entertaining romp.
Good reading if you like light fantasy, though perhaps it's not exactly fantasy... some genres are hard to specify 😏
Thursday, November 16, 2017
There are several apps on Google Play, some work, some do not. I found two apps that would work together properly: Bluetooth GPS Output and Bluetooth GPS.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
In 1995 book clubs still existed.
If, at the time, you were a member of one of those 'bookclubs' (mail order subscriptions like 'Boek & Plaat' or 'ECI') you would have to choose something from their (too thin) quarterly catalogue. So in July 1995 I ordered The Last Card.
Kijk eerst eens rond of je geen apparaat hebt waarop je gewoon je Kindle / Amazon ebooks kunt lezen. Heb je echter een Kobo reader, dan moet je de truckendoos open trekken.
A human empire breaks down after millennia of corruption, and a marine detachment that escaped the downfall of humanity ends up rebuilding part of civilization in their remote corner of the galaxy. It's not a bad concept, but us jaded readers, we've seen it all.