There are certain patterns and traditions in literature and film/TV. Some might call them tropes. People recognize these. Hence, the Evil Overlord Handbook with ideas like "A quick death is NOT too good for your enemy," and "If you see a man and woman walking through your realm arguing constantly, kill them." In the world … Continue reading Warning Signs
You ever have that weird mental jump when two separate things suddenly become connected in your mind? And then you can't seem separate them again, ever? With me, it's the song "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen and "Kubla Khan" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. I know: "Where the heck did that come from?" Perhaps it's the effect … Continue reading Connections
“Do you find it easy to get drunk on words?" "So easy that, to tell you the truth, I am seldom perfectly sober.” ― Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night
What a strange way to start a blog.