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Too Many Games: King Arthur - The Role-Playing Wargame

I never got a handle on this, embarrassingly. I never really got a handle on any of these Total War-ish RTS games, which makes me ache with regret because Myth was one of my favorite games growing up, and I love the idea of no-build RTS games. 512 more words

Too Many Games

Cold Genius

Consider Camelot. And this, the gently romantic title song as performed by Richard Burton.

In the show it’s sung by King Arthur, naturally, and you couldn’t imagine a musical about Camelot in which Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot don’t have the pick of the songs to sing. 295 more words

The Mysterious Britons Discover America

I was watching the fascinating ‘Maps: Power Plunder and Possession’ on BBC 4.

I heard something that made me fall off my settee!!

I have always loved studying maps. 376 more words

Any Other Business

So, first of all, let’s get the ‘business’ portion out of the way: I’m very pleased to say I’ll be working as a poet-in-residence at the Zvona i Nari Library in Ližnjan, Croatia, this May. 641 more words

Alexandra Ranieri



The king[s] . . . went out, and they joined battle in the Valley of Siddim . . . four kings against five. Now the Valley of Siddim was full of bitumen pits, and as the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, some fell into them, and the rest fled to the hill country. 532 more words

The British Literary Pilgrimage

British myth and British tourism have merged to create the modern British pilgrimage, one that unites the literary with the monetary for tourists from all over the world. 893 more words