It’s Sunday, I’ve Done A Whole Week of this Nonsense; Here Are Some Nature Pics

A week of posts! So a bit of a break tonight, plus I've just finished a three hour Dungeons and Dragons session. Thus, pics. The loch on quite the winter-y morning, all ice and mist. Same loch, different day. Very, very different day. And one winter afternoon, the sun already going down. ###

The Most Excellent and Awesome Worldbuilding Hats of Doctor Who

Today we consider hats. Not merely any hats, but the splendid hats of Doctor Who that have helped to create worlds. So that means (magnificent as, say, the Doctor's hat in The Reign of Terror is) hats from the real world are not included, no matter how dashing it looks perched on the head of…

Robert the Bruce and the Murder of John Comyn

Yesterday I listened to the Braveheart episode of the Best Pick podcast, and delighted in hearing their thoughts on a film which, if nothing else, has provided many people with a fine historical education of the period as they read about all the things it got wrong (personal favourite, the lack of a bridge at…

Vincent Price and A Christmas Carol

Look! It's Vincent Price and a Christmas tree! If that doesn't make you feel all merry and bright, I don't know what will. Today's post is brought to you courtesy of whoever tweeted another festive pic of Vincent Price that crossed my feed yesterday, one where he was buying a Christmas tree with his daughter.…

5 Favs of Star Trek The Original Series

For my blogathon month, and not such a cheating post as yesterday, here's a beautiful listicle of entirely sensible opinions. So, the Original Series. Now, much as I wouldn’t call myself a Trek fan, mostly cause I can’t stomach the idea of being called a fan of TNG (I’m sorry, it’s a great show! Many…