Monthly Archives: November 2012

Books With Friends

One of the best things about blogs is that you can use them to trumpet the doings of your friends. So as Phil Ball did when he wrote nice things about me, notwithstanding inasmuch as which I shall spread happiness … Continue reading

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It wasn’t just a Presidential Election. When they went to the polls earlier this month, Americans in various nooks and corners around the U. S. and A. voted on a number of propositions, notwithstanding inasmuch as which gay marriage would … Continue reading

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Middle-earth is here

Just a quick note of housekeeping to tell you about the page I’ve added to serve as a landing strip for anyone interested in the revised eBook edition of my tome The Science of Middle-earth. It’s been out in print … Continue reading

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Dulce et Decorum est … NOT

Whenever I poke my head above the parapet and claim that the anti-Israeli posturing one sees on the Left is thinly disguised antisemitism (a contention that has overwhelming evidence to support it) I am always treated to the unedifying spectacle … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Attitudes

You’ll both be aware of my interest in Old English and the Anglo-Saxon period of English history. Here, then, is a description of how evidence was judged in an Anglo-Saxon coutroom circa 990 AD. The defendant was not required to … Continue reading

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