Blogs of the Round Table

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…

April 2015: ‘Palette Swap’

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Glad you could make it. I hope you enjoyed your March and the first of April’s showers have already started to wash away all of winter’s cigarette butts and dog poops. Come in, come in. We’ll play a game! Pick out the…

March Roundup: ‘Extended Play’

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I want to make this clear from the get-go: there are no April Fool’s jokes to be found here. Just 100% undiluted Blogs of the Round Table. This month, we were discussing “Extended Play” “Have you ever been so immersed or so…

March 2015: ‘Extended Play’

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Hello, friends! March is here, and I, for one, hope Spring just gets on with it, already. While winter gives us the opportunity to hunker down, curl up, and stay under the covers just a little longer, this particular winter has also…