I’ve finished work for the year, and I’ve been diligently clearing away all the things in my inbox. It’s quite a relief to do this! But most of them are done.
Six weeks ago I started a new job which means that I have done nothing about applying for funds to translate Methodius. I will see if I can do anything about that this week. Blogging may well be rather sporadic over the next six weeks also, again for work-related reasons. After that time, I may well commission some more translations.
The first draft of a commission that I had outstanding for Andrew of Crete, Encomium on St Nicholas of Myra, is done; but the last few queries on it are not resolved. So I can’t very well pay for it and release it, which is a shame. But I suspect the translator is simply snowed under with other commitments, as is so common at this time of year. It will still be valuable when it is done.
I have a nagging feeling that I have another commission in flight, and have forgotten all about it. Which is, of course, rather embarassing! No doubt it will come to me.
I have started the process for taking Eusebius, Gospel Problems and Solutions, out of print, which means notifying the printers. It will go out of print on 22nd March 2016, and I will put in the request for this four weeks beforehand. So if you want a printed copy, you have only a couple of months left in which to do so!
Christmas is a time when blogging tends to go quiet. Many bloggers have families to attend to at this season. However I hope, as usual, to keep posting!