We’re all doing well. More or less, anyway.
I’ve watched a few iffy films recently, and Daughter is disappointed in me. Apparently, I ought to like more films. I think they are rubbish. But I do hope the film of How I Live Now will be one I will love almost as much as I love the book. I understand that filming is over and done with, but I don’t know when the film will come to a screen near me. Next year, perhaps?
Harry Potter’s biggest fan has been found. Her name is Alissa and she has just won a leather-bound and numbered 15th Anniversary Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, signed and dedicated by J.K. Rowling. And, erm, a family holiday to experience the magic and excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Florida. This is what she did to win:
Another young lady, who has worked hard, published her interview with Professor Frank Close of Exeter College earlier this week. (Please note the Pullman connection, especially where cats are concerned. I wonder if Schrödinger’s cat could have done with that window to Cittàgazze?) (Oh dear, that’s two references to Schrödinger’s blasted feline in one week.)
And speaking of academic people, I recently found out that Son has inadvertently persuaded his dissertation supervisor to become a reader of Bookwitch. It’s very nice to have new readers, but sometimes I get a little nervous thinking about who reads all the rubbish I come up with.
But do spread the word, if you feel inclined.