Professor Childermass boasts that the name Childermass is "ancient and honorable" with one of his ancestors alongside the barons who forced King John to sign the Magna Carta [The Spell of the Sorcerer's Skull, 9].
Monday, June 15, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
File under: memoriam
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
I was on the mend a week or so ago from a dog bite when a flood of questions entered the mind. Would I have to get a tetanus shot? Would the dog have to get a tetanus shot? Should I have bit back? Why are idioms called idioms and not, say, qualinyms? The amount of questions reminded me, when I found my pending posts file at the Bellairsia office, that I have been meaning to post a few words about questions and answers as a way to address those pointless websites where people ask questions that they couldn't manage to find answers to themselves.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Rose Rita had just begun reading a book by this author about a naval captain during the Napoleonic wars [The Specter from the Magician's Museum; 35]. Lewis later reads a rousing sea adventure by the same author [The Tower at the End of the World; 78].
Sunday, February 15, 2015
After sleepless nights from worrying about the Keller family in the Hawaii House, Jonathan says his nephew looks like he went a few round with this world heavyweight champion (The House where Nobody Lived; 116).
Monday, February 2, 2015
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Is it seeing Woody Mingo on the streets of New Zebedee wearing a deerstalker, Rose Rita seconds away from dropping a mysterious amulet into the sewer, or Lewis standing at the front door of 100 High Street at midnight whilst reading recently-delivered mail? Or something else entirely?
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Saturday, January 17, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Experiencing bully problems of his own, Lewis sees an ad in the back of a comic book featuring this bodybuilder and decides to mail in the coupon with a quarter to begin his muscle building program [The Figure in the Shadows; 44].