Monthly Archives: October 2015

Viking funeral

So. Not everything works out the way you want it to. That’s hardly news. But what do we do when it doesn’t? When the grant application is turned down and the project shudders to a stop? The temptation is to push on regardless, to take a ‘we’ll show the bastards’ approach. There’s so much time […]

Battle of the n armies (where n is a number greater than five)

(Warning: contains spoilers, but not about The Hobbit.) So. I have, at long last, watched the final one of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit films. Now, I am not going to bother listing differences between the film and the book: that is a pointless exercise in misunderstanding, nor am I going to make an interminable list of […]