In lieu of pointing out some of the more obvious financial and political origins of terrorism’s ‘New Coke’, let us have a history lesson..
There is a Coursera course on Cuanderismo starting in August. Details below:
Found via the ever-informed Fr AIT.
Looks very tempting,..
Thunder rolls across central London like a pyroclastic flow, sending everyone scurrying from the sudden dark and even more sudden..
Link posts sounds like a good idea at the time because you think they’ll be quick.
Mine never are.
I want to say things about them and..
However, like large, slow-moving planets in a natal chart, some..
Perhaps this is what happened to the elves when mankind discovered magic? They moved deeper into the Otherworld.
JJ Abrams ruining Star..
The portrait of Thomas McIntyre looks down on the revellers dancing in the inner hall.
An engraving on the frame says the painting is a..
There will be a review coming, but in order to save time, just go out and buy Peter Levenda’s The Dark Lord.
It’s a confident..
Today is the 260th birthday of the British Museum, which I marked by being in it.
Specifically, we were there for 2013′s blockbuster..
All of this would be totally..
So I was very much looking..
“The nazi inquisitor didn’t pan out. Let’s get someone more vicious.”
In this case,..
London may be a city of the dead but York’s dead feel somehow..
Those cheeky ancient Greeks, eh?
First with the sexy, sexy child sex and then with creating the western world’s defining story..
Despite a desperate PR campaign spanning decades, this..
I can barely pick up the TV remote now without..
I met a terrorist once.
It was a rather incongruously beautiful location. The 5am sunrise sparkling off an idyllic bay just south of..
Peter from Scarlet Imprint mentioned something in an email today that I had sheepishly forgotten:
Happy birthday, gorgeous.
Raise a glass.
You spend five years living in the city with the highest rate of individual boat ownership in the world without so much as a Sunday..
Waiting for a decent magical summer is like waiting for a decent British summer. (Wettest April to June on record. And records go back a..
The evening of my grandfather’s birthday I have this dream, which I wrote down more or less immediately upon waking:
It appears the UK is back in recession. That sucks. Time to double our hustle.
What doesn’t suck is this announcement comes on the same..
In Europe, any self-respecting teacher, at least the dozen or so I have met,..
If you are in a similar situation..
More people searched for the term “Kindle” than “iPad” both before and after Christmas. That never happens.
It’s supposed to go “iPhone,..
Our meat suits can seem really frustrating at times.
The behaviour of other people’s meat suits can apparently collapse Europe into..
But it appears we have always lived in interesting times and that we have traditionally..
It appears Jason has a similar idea for marking the birthday of the Beast.
No Star Ruby for me (though I certainly rather like..
A few things have come down the wires of late that speak to some of my pet rants.
So here are a few weekend links to consume with your..
So Google Plus is rivalling Twitter in the game of “who can bring me the most interesting things whenever my microscopic attention span..
“To claim power over what you do not understand is not wise, nor is the end of it likely to be good.”
Ged -The Farthest Shore