ASoIaF castlescapes

Any of my readers Game of Thrones fans? If so, you may be interested in these fantastic paintings I saw on ¬†tumblr a few days ago. Ted Nasmith has painted many of the locations in A Song of Ice and Fire. Here are my favorites: Pyke: Dragonstone (probably my favorite): My favorite ones are the … Continue reading

“It is impossible to say just what I mean!”

I don’t think I was really fully aware of how difficult it was for T.S. Eliot to write before I read this biography. I knew that he was not the most prolific writer, but imagine writing a poem, a really good poem, and then waiting years and years believing that this was the last poem … Continue reading


I saw this on my facebook feed today: How cool is that? It’s only the product of photoshop, but it looks impressive. I’d be a little afraid of falling, though.

New Year’s Plans

On my to-do list for the next year: Study. Write. Read. Eat. Travel. Be less outwardly snarky to people I don’t like. 1, 2, 3, and 4 are inevitable (except for unforeseen circumstances). 5 is a bit hazy at this point. I’m still hopeful. 6 will be a bit difficult.

Happy New Year

For last year’s words belong to another language And next year’s words await another voice. … And to make an end is to make a beginning. “Little Gidding”