Weird, huh?

The Anglo-Saxons had this awesome concept called “wyrd”. So say it like “weird” (cos that’s where the word comes from: Shakespeare adopted it for his witches in Macbeth) but flatten the “e” sound and harden your “r” a little. Wyrd is a heathen concept, and is often translated simply as “fate” but it’s more complicated […]

Say your farewellz…

Best piece of news for the New Year, imho, is that those vile Slutz… er… Bratz* dolls have to be pulled from shelves as of February. I would love to be able to tell you that the reason for this welcome measure is that toy sellers finally realised that it was wrong to sell dolls […]

Hello, welcome, come in…

This is my new website, and I have a New Website Resolution that I will maintain this blog regularly. I promise. So, go ahead, subscribe to it using either the RSS chiclet at the top (if you’re a feed-reader), or the email link on the right. This site will replace my website, blog, and forum: […]