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rolling the dice

I’m a latecomer to the works of Ursula K Le Guin, finally getting around to the Earthsea books. It’s been interesting to read “classic high fantasy,” written before the Dungeons & Dragons tipping point into genre: where the antecedents are folk tales not Tolkien; where the magic is ambiguous not formularised and disposable; and most […]

“two card drawing”

Was a hell of a week. On the Monday I got my pathology results back, as good as cancer can be, low grade and not growing into the surrounding tissue. I was at work before my appointment and it was like sitting in a bubble of reality, like looking through a membrane at everything completely […]