Exit the Rat

The new lunar year is almost upon us, and the doughty Ox is about to take over. But what of the year that was? I happen to be a Rat, and the year that is ebbing was supposed to be ours. I hesitate to attempt a word to describe this past year, but one I […]

Further Away from the Fourteenth Century

“One of the nice things about Time, Crowley always said, was that it was steadily taking him further away from the Fourteenth Century.” – Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett Perspective: it is the thing we need, and the thing most commonly offered by arbitrary markers like the end of a calendar year. […]