I’m pleased to see that Arthur Berry’s autobiography, A Three & Sevenpence Halfpenny Man, is now available as an ebook for the Kindle, at a reasonable £2.71.
Ah, at last we have a release date for one of the forthcoming big Tolkien biopic movies. One of them has to be good, we can hope, and respectful to the material.
“Fox Searchlight is releasing Tolkien in cinemas in the UK on 3rd May 2019. Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of the First World War…”
The cast looks good, though the writers have a somewhat worrying leftist slant in their track-record.
Della Hooke on “Water and the Environment in the Anglo-Saxon World”. A talk to the Staffordshire Archaeological & Historical Society in Lichfield, 10th May 2019.