Sword of Truth book review

Every article needs an introduction, a main middle bit, and a conclusion to sum up at the end. So this is mine, the introduction to the hardest article I’ve ever started.

When I started reading the epic fantasy Sword of Truth series, I didn’t have high expectations. I didn’t think I’d found another Wheel of Time, Ice and Fire, Belgariad, Deryni, or Lord of the Rings. I pretty much knew I was going to be reading something that wasn’t going to be able to match up to those series; and let’s be honest here, some of those big names weren’t very good.

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Economics IV: A New Hope

With the recent near-demise of Britain’s last (only?) ethical High Street bank and its subsequent enshitening, many people and organisations will be looking for a new place to put their money and trust, looking to get their daily banking needs covered by an organisation that isn’t skinning its own cat to please shareholders who are mostly even bigger and more shameless faceless financial institutions and mutual funds than they are themselves. Continue reading

Foggy/Wet Motegi Race Idea …

Following last week’s “omnishambles“, which is a polite way of saying “clusterfuck” I guess, and this week’s concerns with wet weather at Motegi preventing riders from practicing, qualifying and possibly racing, I have come up with the following plan to ensure that the public are entertained and the championship continues – because the show must go on!
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