Monthly Archives: November 2010

Scoring with a Header

A new (WordPress) blog means a new header. A bit of a challenge this one. Can one combine a representation of “Ajah” with one of “Jeejah” in the same image? Bearing in mind that an Ajah is a “specialism group” … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Time and Arthurian Legends

That many character names, place names and themes in the Wheel of Time are based on Arthurian Legend is hardly a secret. Some of the parallels are quite subtle.  I didn’t make the connection between Egwene al’Vere and Guinevere until I … Continue reading

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The Ever Slowing Wheel

Spoiler Check: I am up to the Wheel of Time series, Book 7 – “A Crown of Swords”, Chapter 19 – “Diamonds and Stars” Anyone remotely familiar with Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time books will know that following Jordan’s death … Continue reading

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Occasional musings on sci-fi and fantasy

Any sci-fi or fantasy book which is actually worth reading will provoke some sort of reaction in you. Maybe the author came up with a really clever or imaginative idea.  Maybe you find yourself getting caught up in the grandeur … Continue reading

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