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Jacob's Hands by Huxley & Isherwood

Something of a rarity this week: Jacob’s Hands. A collaboration between 20th century literary legends Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood – the novella was written for the big screen. 482 more words


Review: A Single Man

I just finished reading the book and I am too emotional to write a proper review. So, the following rambling mess will have to suffice. But before we get there: 575 more words

Book Reviews

"Renounce and Enjoy"

Mohandas Gandhi used the Bhagavad Gita as his go-to source for dealing with life’s daily problems and issues.  A short book of 700 verses, the Gita grounded and inspired Gandhi throughout his life.  409 more words


Smorgasbord Writer in Residence - Back by Popular Request - The Party's Over - Cabaret : the Evolution of a Musical by Paul Andruss

Paul Andruss was unable to join in with his usual amazing posts over the End of Summer Party, but he has written an exclusive piece to end the party week with a flourish… Thanks Paul…you are a star… 1,949 more words

Paul Andruss

August 26 in history

1071  Battle of Manzikert: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Army at Manzikert.

1278 Ladislaus IV of Hungary and Rudolph I of Germany defeated Premysl Ottokar II of Bohemia in the  559 more words


On His Queerness

When I was young and wanted to see the sights,
They told me: ‘Cast an eye over the Roman Camp
If you care to.
But plan to spend most of your day at the Aquarium – 76 more words