Blogger has been acting up quite a bit for me lately. Both here and on my other blog, I've been having trouble getting it to save the posts that I write and that has hampered my posting for the past few days. I think persistence has paid off, but I'd really rather things just worked … Continue reading Frustrating
Well, that's a bit strong. I don't have much against the word itself, mind, but I use it almost constantly in my employment and the familiarity has indeed bred contempt.advised, ppl. a.1. pple. Of persons: Having considered or pondered. to be advised: to consider, reflect, to act after consideration. Const. of. Obs.2. Hence adj. (in … Continue reading I hate this word.
I'm reading (and enjoying) James Bowman's Honor: A History, which is an interesting study of the evolution of honour and how it is and has been perceived by difference cultures. (A clichéd title format though; "Something: A Something Else" or "This and That: The Other Things" being very popular kinds of titles apparently with publishers. … Continue reading A fascinating digression.