Blogs of the Round Table

September 2015: ‘Maps’

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The ante has been upped, my friends. Last month’s participation here at Blogs of the Roundtable was amazing. There were so many great pieces to read about “Nostalgia.” I was both elated by the response, and to be honest, also a little…

August Roundup: ‘Nostalgia’

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In the spirit of August’s topic for Blogs of the Round Table, I’ve been looking back at some older editions of this fine feature of ours. In doing so I’ve discovered that August 2015 has matched BoRT’s month of highest participation! You’d have…

August 2015: ‘Nostalgia’

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Could it be that it’s been a whole year since BoRT pioneer Alan Williamson descended into a vat of liquid steel, leaving Lindsey Joyce and I with but a thumbs up and a word of encouragement as we carried his legacy forward?…

July Roundup: ‘Pure Fun’

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It’s probably really cheeky to start off this roundup by saying how much fun I had reading the contributions, isn’t it? Well, I’m going to do it anyway: I had to much fun reading this month’s contributions! On a more serious note,…

July 2015: ‘Pure Fun’

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Hello, my friends! I have missed you! With my PhD qualifying exams nearly over, I am clearing out my mental cobwebs and attempting to rejoin pleasant society. I want to take this moment to thank the entire Critical-Distance team for their support while I…

June Roundup: ‘Pets’

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Welcome back friends far and wide. As I write this I’m struggling to pick at keys underneath the belly of a particularly snuggly cat which can only mean that it is time to round up June’s edition of Blogs of the Round Table…

June 2015: ‘Pets’

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As with many others who live on the internet, I have a special place in my heart for adorable fluffy creatures. As a pet owner, there’s a special relationship I have with my poor deaf, doe-eyed furr baby, one that occasionally finds…

May Roundup: ‘Plans’

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I just settled into a deep cup of chamomile tea for the last night at home before a long bus ride takes me away for a week when I realized I forgot to write this roundup. I’ve always been more of a…

May 2015: ‘Plans’

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Hello again friends far and wide, to another edition of Blogs of the Round Table. Lindsey Joyce, your scheduled guide through this May’s BoRT has been swamped by the demands of school, work and family, while I, on the other hand, have…

April Roundup: ‘Palette Swaps’

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Welcome, welcome. Thank you for another mind-opening edition of Blogs of the Round Table. This past month we encouraged you to think about the small but important difference a character palette can bring to your attention. We wanted to know about ‘palette…