Book quote: The view from the cheap seats

"I was always aware, reading Chesterton, that there was someone writing this who rejoiced in words, who deployed them on the page as an artist deploys paint upon his palette. Behind every Chesterton sentence, there was someone painting with words, and it seemed to me that at the end of any particular good sentence or [...]

On Beards and Manbuns

 Very recently, I've developed "an extremely strong desire to mentally consume" all episodes of this small screen/ Netflix wonder (read: I binge-watch these episodes in my spare time, with my father occasionally joining to watch. ) It simply cannot be helped. The large-scale production of a historical drama, with larger-than-life characters, created by the legendary [...]