Monthly Archives: April 2018

O frabjous day!

I think it might actually be spring now. Yesterday was sunny and windy, of the kind which is exciting and challenging and doesn’t freeze your bones, and today the whole sky is blue and I don’t know what to do … Continue reading

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The end is in sight! (Almost)

An artist’s statement which was to be three pages double-spaced is now five pages single-spaced, and that with certain ideas glossed over even though they could use elaboration and defence. One of the last papers for the Independent Study on … Continue reading

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Liberty and other useful fictions

Er, so much for consistency in blogging. I have been writing a lot lately (Camp NaNo stats are up to 16,000 words, and I don’t count blog posts). The biggest priority has been the paper on Hume and whether he … Continue reading

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There and Back Again: Beware the Ides of March

  Because of a snowstorm we missed going to Lupercalia, the event at which Derbail got to say Their Majesties requested the presence of AEschild for an Award of Arms. A month later we were planning to go the Ides … Continue reading

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I fell behind again — March wrap-up

Christus surrexit! Reading: Roman Religion, by Valerie Warrior. Brief introduction to the subject, which apart from occasional grammatical flaws (nothing very important, just occasionally makes it read roughly enough to be distracting) and use of BCE and CE, is okay … Continue reading

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News on The Colour of Life

Christus surrexit hodie! Khristos voskres! Christus ist auferstanden! . . . or in the vulgar, Christ is risen! Also, we are snowed in. No rehearsal tonight, and a concert next week for which we are woefully unprepared. The Five Poisoned … Continue reading

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