Naming the Fishes

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Names From Dragon Age Inquisition

With the final DLC out, I thought I might delve into the wonderful names from Dragon Age Inquisition. I will not be repeating any of the names from my previous … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Novel of Names

It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? A year, I believe. I may not have exactly the same passion as I did for name etymology, but one of the wonderful things when … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Many Names of Laurence Olivier

  A suave Shakespearian actor Laurence Olivier was touted as one of the best and is still remembered fondly long after his death for his iconic roles. As for the … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Many Names of Saoirse Ronan

I thought I might finally profile the names worn by an actor who basically the same age as I for once. Funny that. Saoirse Ronan is also a brilliant actress … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Names Worn By Merfolk

This was originally going to be a post about mermaids, but I decided to switch it up and change it to all merfolk. Basically merfolk refer to creatures such as … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Names That I Simply Adore

I thought I might share with you today some of the names that I simply adore. These are the names that I cannot stop myself pondering about: their sounds, spellings, … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 5 Comments

All About Marillier

Juliet Marillier is a New Zealand born fantasy writer currently residing in Australia. She focuses mainly on historical fantasy, particularly Irish. And because of this the characters in her novels … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Many Names Of Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman is an Australian actress, singer and film producer with 63 on screen credits to her name. And as it turns out she has played a great deal of … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Many Names of Peter Capaldi

Peter Capaldi is a Scottish actor who has played a grand deal of roles (106 on screen as a matter of fact). He is also an Oscar winner and the … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Names From Dishonored

Dishonored is a stealth action adventure game. It is set in the fictional, plague-ridden industrial city of Dunwall and follows Corvo Attano, the Empress’s legendary bodyguard. He is framed for her … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Names Worn By Fairies

This is the sixth installment of my ‘Names Worn By Mythical Creatures’ series. The other posts can be found here: Today’s creature of the day is the fairy. Though … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Classic Children’s Novels: A Name List

This list isn’t comprehensive (due to the amount of classic childrens books out there!) However there are so many great names here: quirky, antique, exotic and more. And I hope … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 5 Comments

All About Dahl

Although this post is somewhat late the 13th of September was Roald Dahl Day. A day in remembrance and celebration of a truly remarkable author, an author dear to my … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Longest Journey Series: April, Zoe and Kian

Today I’ve decided to look at not one, but three names from one of my favorite game series of all time. The third installment (Dreamfall Chapters) has just successively completed a kickstarter, raising 1.5 mill to … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Names Worn By Vampires

This is the fifth installment of my ‘Names Worn By Mythical Creatures’ series. The other posts can be found here: Today’s creature of the day is the vampire. Vampires … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Many Names Of Ellen Page

This young actress has played many roles from quirky to intellectual. But it is the names of these characters that intrigue me, Ellen Page might just have the cream of … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

Born On Imbolc

Author’s Note: This was supposed to be posted on the 2nd of August, but I forgot to finish and publish it. It is Imbolc (also known as Candlemas or Brigid’s … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 3 Comments