Curious Zelda in a Book!

Curious Zelda The Cat

There are plenty of people who try to make their pets “social media famous”, but few are as fantastic as Curious Zelda, the black and white cat from London. Owner Matt Taghioff runs a funny and clever Twitter account, and it has got publishers’ attention.

It has now been announced that Zelda is going to have her own book. Unfortunately it won’t be out in time for this Christmas, but will be released in 2019.

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The Week: 13th – 19th August

What a week. I am very busy at the moment.

In the world? We’ve had about 120 bushfires in the region in the past few days. To people who deny climate change: it’s WINTER here. Canberra’s kangaroo plague is getting worse (also due to climate change!). Then there was another terror attack in London, and that horrendous bridge collapse in Genoa…

Then there was the shock death of Soviet gymnastics star Yelena Shushunova. She was the 1988 Olympic Champion and a five-time World Champion. I still have video tapes of her. She died so young that one of the gymnasts she trained with still competes.

Happy Birthday to the National Library!

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Out Now: Goldilocks and the Infinite Bears by John McNamee

Pie Comic by John McNamee Goldilocks and the Infinite Bears

On this day: the Australian Women’s Army Service was formed

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Vietnam Veterans Day

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One Year Ago

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One Year Ago

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Today is the one year anniversary of the terror attack in Barcelona.

I was in Spain when it happened, on a train with my aunt and mother, in the country to celebrate my aunt’s seventieth birthday (which was the day of the attack, so I will always remember the date).

When we got off the train there were men carrying assault rifles everywhere.

During that trip we stayed one street from where it happened.

The photograph is of the makeshift memorial at the top of La Rambla, where the attack began, a few days afterwards.

Out Now: Goldilocks and the Infinite Bears by John McNamee

 Pie Comic by John McNamee Goldilocks and the Infinite Bears

John McNamee’s comics might be familiar to people because they frequently turn up on social media. McNamee has his own Tumblr blog where he also publishes his work.

McNamee’s work, while not NSFW, is not really created with kids in mind.

Now, a selection of the comics have been released as a book: Goldilocks and the Infinite Bears.

As usual with NetGalley’s (increasingly difficult-to-access) files, I couldn’t download this one to read, but here is one of his comics, to give you an idea of what to expect in the book that is out now:

Pie Comic by John McNamee