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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet [book]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Sep. 7, 2020

This is the first book, that I can remember, that has made me laugh (multiple times) out loud(!) and cry. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet has firmly earned itself a place in my top favourite books of all time.Having finished the book only a couple of days ago, I find myself missing the charac…



Clear also clears the stack [til/spectrum]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 31, 2020

It should be obvious from the title, but I thought that the CLEAR routine cleared out memory - obviously not fully understanding it.This seemingly benign routine kept complaining that there was NO DEFPROC - i.e. an ENDPROC was called but currently the state wasn't in a routine.Here's a sample of th…



Stardust [book]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 30, 2020

A well told tale of magic and adventure. And more of a starting point for its movie counterpartThe Stardust film is amongst one of my favourite of the modern films I've watched in my lifetime, and so I've seen the film a number of times and know it well. I was a little wary of pre-expectations but…


This day is the hardest day [blog]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 30, 2020

I'm fascinated by old photographs, in particular ones from my own family and my own history. There's something that draws me in to the moments frozen in time, before anything changes. That "something" is what takes hold of me on this particular day: the day before Tia's birthday.I write this becaus…