Winter’s about here.
Although I’d welcome some frost right now with open arms. AHS is perilously close all around us.
They cut the hay for the first time yesterday, as Arwen and I discovered on a midday hack. 683 more words
The Prince Valiant strip’s subtitle is “In the Days of King Arthur,” but I have to admit the scenes that take place at Camelot are often less inspired than those that take place elsewhere in Foster’s strip, and I felt that was the case with this volume, though there are still notable moments. 1,269 more words
The day when the guys and the girls celebrate separately are gone like Ned Stark’s memories. Unless you develop superpowers they are not coming back. So what usually follows is singing, dancing, and if you’re lucky alcohol, also what minions believe is their right, public humiliation of both the bride and the groom. 776 more words
My latest Kelmscott-style reprint from Rossignol Books is now available! The Romance of Morien, as translated by Jessie Weston. Morien is from Middle Dutch, written in verse around the 1200’s, as part of the massive Lancelot Compilation, a sprawling four-volume work which as it stands includes nine complete romances and the end of a tenth, and possibly used to have more in the now-lost first volume. 225 more words