assertions

“Lord of the Rings”-related news

Fame and fortune–and then what? The freedom to shift gears and careers, to indulge whims and whimsy, explore avenues and pastures new. We refer, of course, to Peter Jackson‘s recent appearance in a context which initially surprised me:

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on employment

As ever, The Onion is on the ball, and shows once again why it is one of our most important and useful sources for news:

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of essentialism, universalism, and LOL

We interrupt regular transmission of serious matters Medieval and Medievalist for the following:

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food glorious food

moirasbooke_My very first encounter with gastronomic delights Medieval was through my Auntie Moira’s experiments on us, when we came to stay with her and my Uncle John. He died recently, and this post is dedicated to his memory: and to happy times spent together.

The Booke of Dame Moira – a.k.a.

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on progress and the naming of things

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anon

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on when I win the lottery, and on crossness

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amusing conference title of the day

The week is not yet up. The competition is tough, even on a day-by-day basis.

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a comment

purely semantic sub-debate?!” from Our Special Foreign Correspondent (who may well decide to appear over here on the dark side, and Name Herself in the process).

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On Personae

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