Hello dear reader, Today (Thursday 3rd January) my WordPress site received its 1000th like! That 1000th like was from 'Wildflower', thank you so much! I opened and began using this page properly in December 2016, so it may have taken me a while, but I still appreciate it. Thank you everyone who reads my work … Continue reading 1000 Likes Achieved!
Hello Dear reader, I have a small pile of books that I am really excited to get through this year and to review. Of course I have multiple piles of books that I am going to read, but these are the ones that I am genuinely interested in reading for the purpose of reviewing and … Continue reading What books will I be reviewing this year?
Let's have a celebration To celebrate the night, The cold delight Of seeing frost and ice. Covered houses, covered flesh. A native gene and phenotype to love The cold and covered people. This is within me. The cold, the frost, The early mist, my rolled-up sleeves. The painful breath in, The smoking whispers out. For a thousand years This cold has run through my veins and For a thousand more It shall remain and reign. So, let's … Continue reading #192 – Cold weather
Hello dear reader, Over the last few days I have been thinking deeply about my life this year. Spending time in your house without needing to work (or at least having no work to do except cooking and showering) over the Christmas holiday with your family has a way of forcing you to re-orientate yourself … Continue reading What I learned in 2018.
Cover photo of Saint George - (1) Chapter one. Milton in context of his time: I will begin by putting the author into context of his time, so when I come to talk about the Philosophical problems contained within his text the reader will already be informed of what kind of writer he was, (2) … Continue reading John Milton’s Arianism and Theodicy in Paradise Lost.
A brilliant novel that really draws you in. What I particularly like about this book is how King builds the character of Jack. Jack is not just a bad man, or a man who is flawed, but deeply troubled, as well as actually quite a sympathetic character who clearly adores his sometimes overly weak wife and his … Continue reading The Shining by Stephen King, book review
Warning: review contains SPOILERS! Concerning George Orwell's novel '1984': The thing that I loved about the novel was that after room 101 Winston was empty and somewhat retarded in the sense that he found it hard to think, remember and also to figure things out. This for me suggests that he had been in room … Continue reading 1984 by George Orwell, book review