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The Marathon Conspiracy by Gary Corby

The Marathon Conspiracy by Gary Corby

Digital Review: 1. The Marathon Conspiracy is the fourth outing for ancient Greek proto-sleuth Nicolaos, and the first since his debut to spend much time in Athens. I was interested to see how this went as the first time I thought Gary Corby‘s Athens...
The Listener

The Listener

He never meant to throw her from the balcony. In a panic he looked round. There was no one else in the dimly lit theatre other than himself and the girl who had confronted him. Duncan Smith was used to meeting young women after shows. Women were the bulk of the...
Chromebooks, revisited

Chromebooks, revisited

I put up thoughts on the HP Chromebook 11, after having one for a couple of weeks on Google+. At the time I said I liked it, and I still do, but it’s not perfect. I’m happy with it, but if it disappeared I don’t know if I’d get a new one or...

Valerian

For a minute Rudolph McMurdo had been worried. He was hardly old. At the age of eighty-two he was still a year short of another media magnate, and his own news empire supplied him with the best health care money could buy. Yet he had been warned by medics that he had...
My first Geocache find

My first Geocache find

I started with Geocaching at the weekend. It’s something like hide ‘n’ seek for people with a GPS or smartphone. So how does it work in practice? I looked for geocaches near me, and one that caught my eye was Welcome to the Withybeds. I’ve...