Author Archives: Tim Maidment

About Tim Maidment

Writer, House Husband, Library Person, Raconteur, Poly, Queer and Bon Vivant. You were expecting something simple?

And I’m back in the room

The beginning of November is always simultaneously busy and fraught for a number of reasons – but fortunately this year there has been more on the busy side than the latter. I try these days to make Lady M’s birthday … Continue reading

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My Favourite Costume

One of the questions I’ve been asked by a couple of people since the weekend has been about which of the costumes I wore was my favourite. MCM Comiccon was a long weekend that seems to have both passed in … Continue reading

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MCM Comiccon

We’re back now from MCM London Comiccon, and aside from the exhaustion of being in our feet for most of the last 96 hours or so we’re still buzzing. The last few times we’ve been there, we didn’t really know … Continue reading

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How Lucky Am I?

I suppose we’ve all done it at some point: laid alongside a partner at night, not yet sleepy while they’re dead to the world, and looked at them to just feel a sense of amazement and happiness that they’re there. … Continue reading

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MCM Preparations

We’re now in the final week before MCM Comiccon at the Excel Centre. Our hotel was booked some time ago, our costumes are… mostly ready, and we’ve been chatting online with and getting to know people in the UK Cosplay … Continue reading

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Short Fiction: The Briefing

Larellon looked up when the shadow of the new arrival crossed the threshold of his bivouac. He completed the pass of the whetstone along the edge of his hunting blade before speaking however. “Rest a while if you please, or … Continue reading

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Odd Questions

One of the things that simultaneously delights and bemuses me about library work is the sheer scope of questions that my colleagues and I get asked in any given day. Most, admittedly, are around whether we have the latest blockbuster … Continue reading

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