Film adaptations of books
I don’t know about you, but I’m firmly on the fence when it comes to film adaptations of books. There really are scant few films I’ve seen that were based on books that I really, really liked. Maybe part of my problem is that the movies I feel most strongly about are adaptations of the… Continue reading
Writing Entry #1: What I’m Writing
I’ve recently taken the plunge and, after much needless delay, started writing a book. This is big. Very big. I’ve thought about it before, but something always stopped me. Mostly, I think I tried to define what I’d write before I started writing. I was over-thinking things. I wanted to pick the perfect character names,… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.