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Ancient Wine and the Modern Christian [part 2]

Yesterday, I introduced the topic of Christians and wine drinking. Dr. Robert Stein argues that the wine the Bible speaks of was nothing like the wine with which we are familiar today. 598 more words

Christianity Today

Penny's Anger

I am Penny,
Waiting for my man.
Twenty years of waiting,
Old Argos has grown weary of waiting.
He won’t last long now.
We are weary of living. 253 more words

Poetry

MADNESS - LIVE AT THE ODYSSEY 15.12.2014

Fez sales experienced a boost in Belfast on Monday night, which could only mean one thing – Madness were in town.

It was their first Belfast gig since Belsonic in 2012. 513 more words

Music

Book 11 Context Questions

  • What has happened to Odysseus to bring him to this point in the epic?

He arrives at the island of Aeolus and receives a warm welcome. 655 more words

The Odyssey

Blogmas/31 Day Drawing Challenge: QUADRUPLE Post (Days 12, 13, 14 & 15):

Yes I know what I said…I’m not massively impressed with myself either! I don’t know why but Christmas has crept up on me this year and when you’re juggling present-wrapping with family/friend/boyfriend commitments with dissertation/uni stuff (that I’m having to keep putting on hold) with uploading a post every day it all gets a little complicated! 250 more words

Art

HOMER'S ODYSSEY - OVERCOMING MONSTERS

In his brilliant book The Seven Basic Plots Christopher Booker identifies the seven as being:

  • overcoming the monster
  • rags to riches
  • the quest
  • voyage and return…
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Classics

A Modern Odyssey: Book V

But Minerva resolved to help Ulysses, so she bound the ways of all the
winds except one, and made them lie quite still; but she roused a good…

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Music