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Thus Quoth Homer

The rage of Achilles—sing it now, goddess, sing through me
the deadly rage that caused the Achaeans such grief
and hurled down to Hades the souls of so many fighters, 39 more words


Definitely within the Madding Crowd

God, Thomas Hardy is like magic. So innocuously placed, these phrases paint a landscape of subtlety and delight. Loving my current fling–Madding Crowd and all.  374 more words


Current Fling's Words ;; to be updated regularly.

  • ‘A computer chattered to itself in alarm as it noticed an airlock open and close itself for no apparent reason.
    This was because Reason was in fact out to lunch.’  
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The Gift of the Magi

There are few of them left: the kind of used bookstore with old, over-stuffed wooden shelves, literate staff, and stacks of volumes crowding the aisles. The kind of used bookstore that plays the Canadian Broadcasting Company in the background. 300 more words


Is it Time for Radagast the Brown? (and a note on Middle Earth Wizards)

If you are anything like me, a lover of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth who has only slowly explored all the secrets behind The Lord of the Rings, you may have been surprised by Radagast the Brown. 1,287 more words

J.R.R. Tolkien

"I'd Rather be Damned than Go along With You!" The Big Man in The Great Divorce

Readers here will know that I’ve blogged about bullying before. C.S. Lewis himself struggled with the culture of bullying at the schools he went to. In this intriguing chapter of… 1,805 more words

C.S. Lewis

2014 in progress

Le tue impronte tatuate sull’asfalto ancora fresco
le ricordi appena ma sono sempre al loro posto
Quelle impronte ora troppo strette per camminarci dentro
perché la strada è la stessa ma ne hai mutato il percorso… 60 more words