- What’s New for the 29th of November: A Very Special Cat, a River Journey, Breakfast, Tomb Raiders, Ultimate Pogues, Indonesian Pop, Beethoven, and more. . . .
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Designing Trolls
- What’s New for the 15th of November: Alternate Histories, Arthur Redux, Seafood, Teenage Superheroes, Music — Traditional and Not, Rodents, and more. . . .
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Kedgeree
- What’s New for the 1st of November: A Space Opera That’s Not, Earthsea Illustrated, Rhubarb, A Zombie Romance, Live Tull, Live Fiddles, and more. . . .
- A Kinrowan Estate story: All Hallows’ Eve
- What’s New for the 18th of October: It’s Late October So Some Halloween Matters and Not So Halloweenish Matters as Well
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Fin Haddie
- What’s New for the 4th of October: Diverse Music including Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, Warren Ellis Goes Graphic, Spider-Mans, Peanut Butter and Chocolate, A Cherryh’s Alliance-Union Universe novel and Other Pleasant Diversions
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Blackberry Cobbler
- What’s New for the 20th of September: Autumnal Folkmanis Puppets, Demon Detectives, British Mysteries, Soundscape Designers, and more
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Pub Ganeshas
- What’s New for the 6th of September: A Very Special Science-Fiction Story, a Fairy-Tale Opera, Dr. Who, a Rising Country Music Star, and more
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Gingerbread
- What’s New for the 23rd of August: Kage Baker on Peter Beagle, dark fantasy, Brahms-a-rama, other somewhat Autumnal matters
- What’s New for the the 14th of August: Sherlock Examined, Edward Weston, Teen Superheroes, Storytellers, Acoustic Americana, a quick Indian Dinner,and more
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Fall (A Letter to Tessa)
- What’s New for the 9th of August: two London based urban fantasies, Devolving Europe Festival, Oysterband live and other interesting things…
- A Kinrowan Estate story: The Wood Between The Worlds
- What’s New for the 26th of July: Ravens musical and otherwise, Totem Poles, some novels by Charles de Lint, new music and old music, and Other Matters
- A Kinrowan Estate story: A Green Lady
- What’s New for the 12th of July: Aaron Copland’s ‘A Fanfare for The Common Man’ as performed by the Rolling Stones, Tanya Huff’s Peacekeeper series, a Zelazny collection, UK folk trio The Young’uns and some other matters
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Midsummer
- What’s New for the 5th of July: four American baseball films, an opera by John Gay, live music from from Mavis Staples, dim sum in Hong Kong, Middle-Earth maps and much more!
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Rebekah And the matter of Jewish baked goodies
- What’s New for the 14th of June: fey ethnography courtesy of Terri Windling, a song from Peter Beagle and other fascinating things.
- A Kinrowan Estate Story: Turkish Coffee
- What’s New for the 17th of May: Béla Bartók’s Hungarian folk tunes, Oysterband live, a bacon cookbook, Golden Age sf from Poul Anderson, Cropredy reviewed, Darjeeling tea, space opera and much more!
- A Kinrowan Estate story: Huddled Masses Orchestra
- What’s New for the 19th of April: Psychedelic Turkish music And Cuban Jazz, E.B. White biography, Tricksters, Music of a Heavenly Nature, On Tap in Our Pub, and other cool matters
Category Archives: What Nots
Excerpt from The Old Oak Chronicles: Interviews with Famous Personages by Professor Arnel Rootmuster (Royal Library Press; Old Oak Wood, 2008)
Our interview is with the youngest faery to have ever have won the King’s Oak Leaf, awarded for extraordinary valor in service to the Faery King and Queen. Sneezlewort Rootmuster Rowanberry Boggs the Seventh is a mere 209 years old … Continue reading
When I was a small child (as in, about five years old), my father would take me to the Field Museum; I always wanted to look at the “stuffed animals.” (And I should note that the “stuffed animals” on display … Continue reading
Like the Thirteenth Doctor Funko figure Denise reviews here, this five-and-a-half inch figure represents a character that the more conservative fanboys really hated. The Captain Marvel film was a rousing success, which really upset them, and I wanted to add a figure of her … Continue reading
As I said in my review of the Lady Thor figure from the same company, ‘No, I don’t collect that many of these figures, despite it seeming that I might, given the number of reviews I’ve written concerning them. Right now I’ve … Continue reading
The entry for the Mini Brown Mouse Finger Puppet at Folkmanis’ website reads: “The Folkmanis Mini Brown Mouse finger puppet is a pocket pet perfect to surprise your unsuspecting friends.” I can see it. This little guy (barely four inches … Continue reading
These festive Day of the Dead Heads are easy to make. They take one day to make if you make the plaster heads up in the morning and decorate at night, or two days if you make the heads a … Continue reading
I went shopping for a decent representation of Spider-Gwen after repeated watchings of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse while I had my first of two lengthy stays in-hospital for treatment of a staphylococcal infection. She was definitely a highlight of the film — tough, … Continue reading
Once in a while, I get a deep craving for a specific character. The latest I’ve gotten interested in is Spider-Gwen, the spider-being in an alternate universe where Peter Parker didn’t get bitten by that radioactive spider and she did. Spider-Gwen … Continue reading
No, I don’t collect that many of these figures, despite it seeming that I might, given the number of reviews I’ve written concerning them. Right now I’ve less than a handful of them, largely because I don’t find most of them all that interesting … Continue reading
So I went hunting on the internet for a good Miles Morales Spider-Man figure. I liked that particular Spider-Man after seeing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse during the first of my two hospital stays for staphylococcus infections. I was looking for something entertaining to watch and I … Continue reading