The Card

The Card by Graham Rawle Atlantic (e-book)

Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am

Amazon Kindle Fire

I haven't looked at Amazon's Kindle series of e-readers for a while, but when the YP editor, Susan, asked me for advice on e-readers, I decided it was time I got up to speed with the latest Kindle Fire.

To say the Fire is simply an e-reader is an understatement, like calling Victoria Harbour just a channel of water or The Peak just some mountain.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Young tarot card reader muses on love through the generations

Wu Yelan, 29, has been reading tarot cards in a Beijing cafe for three years. Clients often ask her about love and relationships and she has formulated her own observations about relationships among today's young Chinese.

What questions do your clients ask the most?

20 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Boredom is just another word for nothing to say

When I am bored out of my mind and then some, I have two remedies. The first is to drink so much coffee that I start to shake and hallucinate. The second is to play with those time-killing, word-spewing online oddities: language generators.

26 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Echoes of Big Brother on the Net

Amazon.com can't figure me out. I know because the electronic commerce firm has told me so.

By e-mail, naturally.

Each time you buy a book through Amazon, you get a message telling you what you've bought.

10 May 1999 - 12:00am

Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie (Warner) The angry young diva is back at last with her long-awaited new album . . . a little older, a lot richer, and with what could blithely be described as a jagged little positive attitude.

6 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette - The Singles Box (Warner) There is a sweetness to the version of You Oughtta Know that Morissette sang live at the Grammys: moody strings play in the background and the angry diva sounds almost forgiving.

24 Jan 1997 - 12:00am