Back!

Three weeks have passed since the last post – and after touching back down on Irish soil last night, the objective today was to catch up with all things fandom. A Castlevania review is waiting to be written, my holiday reading (jealously guarded by Pop!Thorin, see right) warrants some mention, and above all, plenty of interesting…

(Some of My) Favourite Men (in Formal Attire)

Here is Richard Armitage waiting for you in the foyer to take you to the ballet. A thousand new fantasies have been born, just by one simple tweet by Michelle Forbes. Wouldn’t you love the idea? A man to invite you to see a ballet, and such a romantic fairy tale at that, with gorgeous…

Hardware and Accessories

Not sure whether you noticed it, but I had a couple of days of enforced silence here on my blog. I’ve been having issues with my MacBook (some permissions trouble and mysterious battery drain), and it got to the point where I just had to take it to the repair guy to have it seen…

The Loss of Innocence

Dear all – I am struggling today to find an approach to blogging, to my daily life even, that does justice to the state of the world as it is. I heard of the Manchester atrocity as news broke late on Monday evening, and at the time I was still hoping – against hope –…

2017 Armitage Weekly Round-up #16

So, Pilgrimage is out and reviews are in. Strangely, not that much resonance on tumblr. Or maybe not strange – small premiere with no wide release. I’ve been voraciously gobbling up the reviews – both from fans and from media – constantly veering between horror (“good grief, I’m not that much into guts ‘n’ gore”) and irrepressible…

This Day in 201? …

Sunday is meant to be a day of rest, but I am working today because I was too lazy to fulfill my duties on Friday and write an article that is due for publication on Monday morning. Lately I have gotten into the habit of sweetening stressful work days by posting on my blog – hoping…