Escape Into Storytelling – Virago, Chapter 25

After a busy workday, Adelaide receives an unexpected visit and hears a great deal of troubling family history.

Escape Into Storytelling - Virago, Chapter 25
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At long last, Adelaide finally begins to learn some important family history, right from the source, when an unexpected visitor pays her a call.

The Glorious 25th of May!

The Night Watch, which contains the Glorious May 25th reference, is the 6th in the Watch books, but believe me, you’ll get there fast. The comedy is that gentle, observational humor that doesn’t leave anyone bruised (except bullies), and leaves you feeling a bit wiser to the human condition.

Today is a very special day – it’s the Glorious 25th of May!

Back before May the 4th became A Thing, May 25th was Geek Pride Day, where everyone knew where their towel was (Douglas Adams) and were proud of a little thing you got punched for loving – Star Wars. Most importantly, it is a reference to Terry Pratchett’s phenomenal Discworld books.

Did you enjoy Good Omens? Well I have WONDERFUL NEWS!

Stolen from Rafe B on Twitter.

The date comes from The Night Watch, lauded as one of the best in a series with many bests.

Continue reading “The Glorious 25th of May!”

Escape Into Storytelling – Virago, Chapter 23

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Burning Leaves is coming, and Adelaide learns the history of this Vitralese festival while considering her progress at literacy; Gordon considers subjects of interest with Gray; Neville has a setback but keeps moving forward.

Escape Into Storytelling – Virago, Chapter 21

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Important legislation concerning the citizenship of refugee Hwaathi is discussed; Winston investigates his own home and catches up with Gerold over the Dockside riots; Adelaide has much on her mind.