- Linkity from Smart Bitches.
- Linkity from the Pen Addict.
- “Romance writers stand behind author Courtney Milan in light of RWA ruling”. Smart Bitches on the situation.
- Some thoughts on “shock and disappointment over the actions or words of authors”.
- Susan Cooper, “The Shortest Day” – perfect for this time of year.
- 11 favorite book quotes from Nicole.
- Listen to the BBC special with Neil Gaiman, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Tennant, and Amanda Palmer. If you’re just interested in the Good Omens bits, they start at around 1:48:00 – including David Tennant reading Good Omens in his very own accent.
- A photo I took that reminded me of Good Omens.
- Great quote from Philip Pullman: “[I]t’s a metaphor. Don’t force it to do the work of a fact.”
Do, Think, Make, Learn
- The Mari Lwyd is a uniquely Welsh winter tradition.
- “tRUMP campaign admits to relying on voter suppression”.
- The pagan history of Christmas.
- Stuffed pepper soup.
- 5-ingredient no-boil baked ziti.
- 10 one-bowl meals.
- Hot chocolate bread pudding.
- Brooklyn blackout cake (chocolate). (via The Kitchn)
- “22 nerdy things that brought us joy in 2019”.
- Holiday linkity from kmkat.
- Linkity linkity from kmkat.
- Of course it’s a black cat. OF COURSE.
- An Untitled Goose twist to those swan maiden fairy tales…
- Canadian Borg…
- A surprisingly humorous post about toast.
- And another surprisingly humorous post about what scientific jargon means in academic papers.
- Very American gothic.
Big Mushy Happy Lump (Sarah’s Scribbles #2) by Sarah Andersen. Possibly my favorite of her three books!