If you know us, you probably know that we have been considering homeschooling for our kids, on and off, for about as long as our kids have been in school. 3,805 more words
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As well as in their choice of music, I am always intrigued in the reading material which (in addition to the Bible) Desert Island Discs castaways select to take with them. 1,022 more words
Alice Oswald’s newest work, Memorial, is out and available in hardback and cd audio. Don’t miss what this major poet is doing with Homer’s Iliad!
One of my professors once remarked that writing mythological fiction is a very easy and lazy thing to do. ‘You’re taking a plot that’s already laid out for you,’ she said, ‘and pretending that, by shifting to a different character’s view point, you’re creating something wholly new. 1,173 more words