Spear updates - SPEAR won't be out for another nine months but I have updates on images, page length, and audiobook Things disabled people do - For Disability Pride Month a post about what disabled do—or, rather, about one crip's fabulous life. Flaunt it, baby! Çaturday with Charlie and George - In which I experiment with Procreate brushes—with limited success—to make portraits of Charlie and George Historic, dangerous, prolonged, and unprecedented - Historic, dangerous, prolonged, and unprecedented: so statistically rare it's expected 'once every several thousand years.' Yeah, no. This is a warning shot across our bows. Indivisible—except by 3 and 11 - Indivisible—except by 3 and 11. Thirty-three years ago today I met Kelley. It was a scorching hot today—just like today... Kitten Report #18: Two-and-a-bit years old - Charlie and George are two years old—no longer kittens but full-grown cats. Maybe. Their personalities have grown more distinct. Me and Laurie Frankel in conversation: Friday 11th June, 4pm Pacific, on Zoom - On Friday 11th at 4pm Pacific, on Zoom: me and Laurie Frankel in conversation about her latest novel, which does something amazing and unusual. Free. ASL interpreted. Hild’s bynames #3: Little Prickle - Little Prickle, referring to the hedgehog, is as much a pet name for Hild as a byname. Hild’s bynames: Butcherbird - Over on Gemæcce, another in my occasional series of posts about the bynames Hild acquires in both Hild and Menewood. Plus a picture of one of the stabby birds I've ben working on, a shrike. Çaturday with Charlie - A couple of weeks late for his second birthday, here's a sketch I made of Charlie.