For no reason at all I got curious about Soay sheep, a small breed the originated in the British Isles (Scotland?). This is a commercial site that sells them, but it still has nice information about these tiny, “thrifty” grazers.
Continuing the sheep theme, here is an article about the Welsh shearing cake, and a recipe.
WorldCon 2024 is accepting registrations.
Tor.com shares five SF stories that work “better” as audio books. Kat, take note!
Mabon or the autumnal equinox happened on September 23, so we missed the holiday, but these recipes look like they transit smoothly into the season. While steeped in pagan vocabulary, they aren’t too “witchy.”
Let me follow that with a chocolate review.
Writer Beware lists two scams that invoke Barnes and Noble, and one area of concern, a translation outfit called Babelcube. (Thanks to File 770.)
I think Bored Panda really does include 105 photos of brilliant cosplay costumes. I didn’t go all the way through. What I saw was amazing though.
Nerds of a Feather reviews Lavender House, and reminds me that I want to read it.
Pardon me while I indulge in a moment of patronage. I’m including this Publishers Weekly story about bookstores stocking up on genre titles because The Word Horde Emporium of the Weird and Fantastic is noted, and they’re one of my favorite locals.