Archive for October, 2008

Friday, October 31st, 2008

A vast, bubbling mixture…

Wotcher. Got a few different bits and pieces for you, this time. First up, I was delighted to see a certain giant monster make a topical appearance in the current issue of one of my favourite magazines, namely Private Eye. Their ‘In the City’ column traditionally examines shady goings-on in London’s financial district. So imagine […]

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Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Vomiting Bats – and Money

First up, take look at THIS: Step up and take a bow Matthew of Runcorn, Cheshire (UK), for this fantastic pic of one of the Chinj from Black Tat. You can bet it’ll be up on the Black Tat site’s Reader Art Page for posterity to savour just as soon as THE WEBSPHINX gets back […]

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Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

I Invaded The Isle of Wight!

FLOOF. Sorry for slight radio silence, but I’ve only just managed to recombobulate myself after last week’s incredible three-day tour of schools in The Isle of Wight: three days of speaking to my biggest crowds so far, a total of something like 1,600 thoroughly awesome young people! Here (yikes!) is a short film I’ve managed […]

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Monday, October 6th, 2008

KerSPLATeral Damage

Today’s mission was four quickish (thirty to forty min-) sessions at the City of London School, which – if you happen to be a certain GIANT MONSTER – is located at convenient stomping distance from lots of deliciously vulnerable London landmarks, notably this: Yep, it’s poor old St Paul’s! When I explained to the students […]

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Saturday, October 4th, 2008

This Berk at Burford!

Here are a couple of quick pics from yesterday’s visit to Burford School, in Oxfordshire. I gave two short talks to the Year 7 students there, who are terrific – very welcoming and full of excellent questions! A big thank you to Lynne for inviting me; to Polly and Joseph of Jaffe and Neale for […]

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

This Fool On Film!

Q&A time again – in a new and sinister way! This one goes out to Andrew from Essex, who wrote in to the Tim Guestbook last week. Please excuse my stumbling steps with this new gadget: Guillermo del Toro I most certainly ain’t! ;p The music that’s adding some much-needed class to my, um, somewhat […]

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