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Okay, if you have not yet seen “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” now would be a good time. Don’t worry, I’ll wait. Unless you don’t mind about spoilers, in which case come on in! “Rogue One” is an interesting … Continue reading
This weekend, I went to see the new Potterverse film, “Fantastic Creatures and Where to Find Them.” Let me preface these remarks by saying that I love a good fantasy creature, but I have some issues with Rowling’s work overall … Continue reading
Star Wars: The Force Awakens recently came out on video, so I gave it a second viewing. This blog will contain spoilers. you have been warned. One of my favorite elements of the film centers on that scene spoiled for … Continue reading
I went to see “The Revenant” this past weekend after being encouraged to do so by an acquaintance who knew the film had some relevance to my current writing project. Although I write about grim and gritty subjects, I felt … Continue reading
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Readercon convention for science fiction and fantasy literature in Burlington, MA. One of the panels was about heroes versus antiheroes: what makes the difference? How flawed must a hero be … Continue reading
I’d been wanting to watch “GalaxyQuest” again after quite a long time, and finally made the chance last night. Yes, it’s just as much campy Trekkie fun as it was before, but this time, I was paying attention in a … Continue reading
I often read unpublished manuscripts, either because I am paid to critique or edit them, or because I am trading beta-reading with author friends. Recently, I’ve read several manuscripts with a common flaw: a secondary character who knows almost everything, … Continue reading
Medieval alchemy, chemistry related technology and random things distilled from books and artefacts
Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.
Movie reviews for people who don't have time for movie reviews
medical humanities + social justice
A writer, a dentist, a pianist, the sole survivor of Hiroshima, the true architecture of the Trojan horse and the academic adviser for Harry Potter :)
Exploring Early Medieval Landscapes
An amateur's blog about Medieval history, books, etc.
Medical historian, Writer and Television Presenter.