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A Wanderer's Journal - Day 11

I ran for a relatively longer spell today, whisking past the French Quarters and other innards of the city once I had darted through the conventional beach route. 587 more words


Monday Musings | Classic Literature

As someone who studied literature a lot in school I’ve come across my fair share of classics, from Shakespeare to the Brontes to Kafka. And while I have had varying degrees of enjoyment (one day I will try to read Dickens’ … 252 more words

Monday Musings

Delusions of Grandma - (my rather relevant English Lit essay!)

Meg Fairclough examines the extent to which Jonathan Safran Foer has succumbed to the lure of stereotypical representations of females in the presentation of Oskar’s grandmother in ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’. 1,447 more words


Mr Hyde's treason

Over on the excellent iconoclastic site Asharis: Assemble Mr Hyde, a resident of the former British colony now called, I think, the ‘USA’, saw fit to denigrate and insult Her Majesty’s Realm in these treasonous words: 135 more words

English Literature

Poetry Through Poetry

Poetry the pleasure,
The madness, the treasure;
Muse, who can beat her?
Enslave or defeat her?
O rhyming! O metre!
Pathos and passion;
Humour in fashion, 165 more words


Watch the Fire Die


And solemnly, we watched the fire die.

It settled in the memory,

Glowed dark,

And silent, we have watched the fire die.


Grey coals aged black, nestled… 68 more words