#192 – Cold weather

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

John Milton’s Arianism and Theodicy in Paradise Lost.

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.

The Shining by Stephen King, book review

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