the last visible dog (intertext) wrote,
the last visible dog
intertext

Cheers to DWJ

As reported in Dave Langford's Ansible newsletter, Diana Wynne Jones is to be given an honorary DLitt from Bristol University. She is reported as saying she doesn't know how this could have happened when "this sort of thing has to go through Solemn Committees full of serious men who do not know fantasy exists." Richly deserved, I say! This on top of the fact that the movie of Howl's Moving Castle has been nominated for an Oscar (best animated feature) - though considering it's up against Wallace and Gromit, Curse of the Wererabbit, I shall be in a quandary about whom to root for.
Tags: books, dwj
Subscribe

  • Musical Offering

    Here are my two favourite songs by my new favourite band. Have a listen. I dare you not to fall in love. I double dare you. By the way,…

  • Another Trip Round the Sun

    So, I'm 54 years old today! I can't believe that I used to hate birthdays, because I never really celebrated them but always felt like I should be…

  • He's Our Man

    I need to go to bed very soon, but I'm still buzzed from the absolutely amazing Leonard Cohen concert. I can't believe that beforehand we were saying…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment