It's a bit easier on the eyes, but I'd like to tweak some of the colours, the next time I have time.
It does sort of put paid to my continuous use of drop caps though. I've been using Daily Drop Cap for years, but this new theme doesn't showcase the letters as well as the former ones did.
Some sad news: in the past couple of weeks, actor Derek Fowlds, Neil Peart of Rush, and Christopher Tolkien have passed away.
I first found out through Dr Dimitra Fimi
The statement from the Tolkien Society came later
The first news was from his local Var Marin newspaper
John D Rateliff shared his first thoughts
John Garth shared a clip of Christopher Tolkien reading from The Lord of the Rings and later wrote the obituary for The Guardian
I tweeted about the History of Middle-Earth books...
...and Neil Gaiman
The German Tolkien Society had a lovely tribute
The next day, I read The Saga of King Heidrik the Wise...
...and blogged about riddles and Alvin Schwartz...
...then cried at this memory...
...that Christopher Tolkien shared about his father
Here are two poems by Robert Burns:
Finally, my new project: another knitting project!
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