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The Incomparable Rowley Irlam, Three Times Emmy Award Winner for Game of Thrones

On the night of Saturday, September the eighth, 2018, Rowley Irlam achieved a world first and thereby made history when he collected his third consecutive Emmy Award at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Rowley accepted this prestigious and unprecedented … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Prequel and Livy’s Early History of Rome

A little while ago, I was delighted to discover that one of the few books to survive the inferno that destroyed my home in early March this was Livy’s magnificent and engrossing ‘Ab Urbe Condita‘, a volume I don’t believe … Continue reading

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Rowley Irlam, Emmy Award Winner 2015

Congratulations to Rowley Irlam, my friend and former fellow knight, for winning a coveted Emmy Award for his outstanding work as the stunt coordinator on the superlative Game of Thrones. Exactly a quarter of a century ago, I had the … Continue reading

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Rowley Irlam’s 2015 Emmy Nomination for Game of Thrones

With the exception of a few Michael Moorcock novels and Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast trilogy that I read back in the 1970s, I’ve never much cared for the fantasy genre. While I can appreciate their quality and the huge following they … Continue reading

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