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The Sky Runner

“Believe in yourself and all that you are.
Know that there is something inside you
that is greater than any obstacle.”
~ Christian D. Larson… 19 more words

Oscar Pistorius

5 Philip K. Dick novels/stories that were made into films

“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.”

- Philip Kindred Dick (1928 -1982)

If I had to name my favourite author of all time, the answer would be Philip K. 2,144 more words

Movies

Oscar Pistorius verdict expected Sept. 11

WATCH: The murder trial of Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has wrapped up. The judge says she will deliver her verdict on September 11th. Debora Patta reports. 767 more words

World

Final Arguments Begin In Oscar Pistorius Trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial said Thursday the double-amputee athlete’s lawyers have floated more than one theory in a dishonest attempt to defend against a murder charge for his killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. 421 more words

National News

Supertoys by Brian Aldiss

Just re-read Brian Aldiss‘ 1969 story “Supertoys Last All Summer Long“. Loved it; moving and economical.

Also interesting was Aldiss’ preface where he says that he worked with… 127 more words

Science Fiction

Dystopia: The Botanical Garden (6/7)

The next painting represents the climax of the series, a glimpse behind the pleasantries of the garden and into its visceral nature. Underground, housed in shoddily arranged glass terrariums, a horde of meager grasses are crowded together, their only light sources are artificial glows of red and green. 462 more words

Illustration