Hunimundias

This was ‘Picture of the Day’ in yesterday’s Scotsman. It is of Hundy Mundy in the Scottish Borders. A story has survived that a Princess called ‘Hunimundias’ lived in the … Continue reading Hunimundias

Ghoul’s Den

In the original Ordnance Survey book for the parish of Kilmany, Fife, is the following entry: [situation] About 7/8 of a mile S.E. [South East] of the Village of Gauldry. … Continue reading Ghoul’s Den

“elf-haunted”

In ‘Pale Fire’ Vladimir Nabokov talks of “the elf-haunted alderwood”. All woodlands need light or there will not be new growth.

Gamification

This week the Managing Director of Minervation Ltd gave a talk in Leeds about “blogging, social media, gamification & elves” A number of folk, unsure what gamification is, asked the … Continue reading Gamification