Waning Poetic

Holy pun, Batman! By now it is very likely that you’ve seen The Dark Knight Rises and have heard scores of arguments about any given facet of the film. Don’t worry: this will not be another one. Most people who know me well have already been subjected to my alternating rants and gushings on all […]

Ramblings Reads No. Two: Dance with the Devil in the Pale Moonlight

Now that I’ve reminded you how long it’s been since you watched Tim Burton’s Batman, I’d like to tell you a bit about Justin Evans’ A Good and Happy Child. I’ll give you an out, though. If you want to save yourself a bit of reading, you could watch this promotional video that manages to […]

How Samson Got His Groove Back

I had to do a presentation in class today on Samson Agonistes, which is well worth the read. You might not have gotten that impression last night, however, if you accompanied my housemate in watching me flail around and scream like a petulant child who has only just learned what the phrase, “I don’t wanna’,” […]

“And the Oscar goes to…”

…Liz for A Silly Drawing Video She Made in Between Studying Blocks. No, but really. I just did the drawing and am happy to announce the winner of Liz’s Logophile Giveaway.   It is the golden-headed-love-brother-of-all-my-heartstrings, Jacob. His word was microcosm. Maybe when he’s not too busy being wonderful I can get him to talk […]

Detour

I returned from a Reading Week trip to Bath a woman broken by the sunshine and general loveliness of said city. But now that I’m back and the all the giveaway entries are in, I will do the drawing tonight and make a video of it so you all know that it’s on the level. Until then, […]

Resolute (and a tooty-toot-toot)

I find that I am always a better blogger when I’m trying to write my essays. At least working around my notes keeps me on that rather weak resolution track. Let’s have another post that should’ve been up a long time ago. For the first time in about four years, I openly shared my writing […]