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WWII Reenactment: Eye of the Needle vs Catch-22

Perhaps the most studied subject of all time, the Second Great War is an enthralling narrative that has it all: an evil villain bent on the destruction of entire races, the greatest propaganda machine of all time, and heroes who gather from all over the world to save humanity from being dragged over the precipice of annihilation. 1,585 more words

Books

When you think all is lost, the things you need the most return unexpectedly.

Sussanah Cahalan, ‘Brain on fire’

“No son los elementos los que determinan el conjunto, sino el conjunto el que determina los elementos. 212 more words

New Balance 1400HR Made In USA | Cop These Kicks!

Smooth like butter and ready for Fall. At least that’s what went through my mind when I laid eyes on this pair Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 novel-inspired sneakers from New Balance. 62 more words

Style

CAPITALISM'S 'Catch 22'

The term ‘Catch 22′ was immortalised in a book of the same title by Joseph Heller. It arose out of the experiences of an American bomber pilot during the Second World War (1939-45), but it is equally applicable to the ongoing situation in the middle east.  1,060 more words

Politics

The Mysterious Alchemy of Beginnings

Over the past few months my writing life has focused on bringing “A Biased Judgement” to the bookshelves (October 24th!); researching the sequel (currently titled “Sherlock Holmes and the Other Woman”); keeping my blog and other social media up to date; producing the occasional short story… and writing the first draft of another novel, “The Forgotten Knight”.   2,255 more words

Writing

Like a hotel, but with an "s"

I awoke with a giant lump in my throat, unable to breathe out of my nose and not wanting to breathe out of my mouth. And yet I was so glad to be awake. 712 more words

Week 31: Catch-22

Author: Joseph Heller
Pages: 453
Days to finish: 7
Favourite Lines: “Clevinger had a mind, and Lieutenant Scheisskopf had noticed that people with minds tended to get pretty smart at times.” 139 more words

Books