**Runs for cover from the Dark Ladies out for my blood after my elf comments** I quite agree pash, you ladies seem to get the better deal with these LotR films, especially considering I can't stand Liv Tyler Why can't Kiera Knightley have been Arwen? That way I could post some pictures of her to compete with yours 'As for Ranger boy...yep, pretty funky for 87. Funny...hmm, how come? Was it the term?' Yes pash, I found your way with words very funny, more so because I can well imagine you saying it to him in person if you were to ever meet in real life I'm not very well versed with creative writting courses in the UK, but as Xan said, higher eductaion in the UK is getting very expensive for everyone and more so for foreign students sadly.