All Posts By:Phixwd

By a whisker…

Actually, Whskr is the other half’s monicker, though she’s doing most of her work under Dash Kitten at prese...

In memoriam

This week saw the passing of Michael Macdonald-Cooper, who was crossword editor of The Independent for a while, and with...

A quiet weekend

Monday saw me hurl myself against a wall, gashing my forehead, blacking my eye and wrecking my spectacles.  I’...

Twenty Years On

It seems to be a time of finding things to look back on, as the September edition of the BBC Music Magazine is now out (...

Looking back again

Hard on the heels of thinking back to the first days of the Inquisitor in 1988, I find myself with the appearance of a p...

Inquisitor 1500

This time I’m going to point you at a puzzle already on the site, rather than a new one.  It’s my first...

Winter strikes

This is another interstitial blog mainly to mention that a setter’s blog for my recent Enigmatic Variations puzzle...