Category Archives: OT

Sean Bean! Rupert Grint! Shakespeare! Who could ask for more?

And now for something completely different… I know, two posts in one day? Inconceivable. But there are only 22 hours or so left to support this film, and I want this to happen so very badly. Here’s what I’m talking … Continue reading

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My Short, Happy Life in “Jeopardy!”

Yes, my friends, this blog is going to be a little Jeopardy!-heavy for the next few weeks. Whether that’s better or worse than it being completely stagnant is debatable. This, here, is a review of this book: – and also … Continue reading

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Jeopardy redux – !

Well. I have been a seriously awful blogger of late; new job a couple of months ago, after 9 months of unemployment, plus Issues at home – it’s been interesting, and writing of any sort has been the last thing … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Or [insert politically correct variation here]. And thank you to my followers! May 2014 kick 2013’s rump to the curb…  

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The Bounders’ Music

Originally posted on Mathom House:
We fly toward a sunny meadow high atop a mountain. Suddenly, the cameraman realizes he’s in the wrong place and there is an abrupt cut to the kitchen of Bag End, the Shire. Gandalf has…

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So, my followers with pets – –

Please forgive a sort of a commercial interruption, but: I’ve been considering trying my hand at a new career/vocation/who knows what: pet portraits. It’s been a bit of a while since I’ve drawn much, but it’s coming back – but, … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Doctor

A lot of the joy of geekiness has been lacking lately; what with the vagaries of some of the folks I’m supposed to be geeked about (Matt Smith, Martin Freeman, and I won’t even mention PJ) it’s just all been … Continue reading

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# Five hundred … and one

Huh. That last post was my 500th, and somehow I missed it. Well, then, fine. My 501st will celebrate that bizarre milestone (500??) and also Paul Simon’s 72nd birthday. (72??) Mr. Simon’s music is one of the few things I … Continue reading

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So, this “Hobbit” mess…

I haven’t seen it. I won’t see it. I had been saying that I would never, ever pay money to see it, but the more I learn about it the more horrified I am, till I’ve reached the stage that … Continue reading

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The one where I’m back

Well. It’s been a while. See, on March 15 I lost my job, and had to fight for unemployment benefits, which took until mid week last week – so nearly a month passed without income. So I have spent the … Continue reading

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