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What I read... Confronting the Classics

As I mentioned at the start of the year, one of my new year’s resolutions was to read more non-fiction books. We’re almost halfway through the year and I am way behind on my target. 357 more words


Remember that Alien?

The first time I saw the original Alien (1979) by Ridley Scott I was just a little boy being terrified at something bursting out of my chest, into the now iconic Xenomorph Alien. 280 more words


Current Reads, Part III

It appears reading has taken up most of my blogging time lately. That being the case, I thought this week I’d tell you a bit about those books that are keeping me from writing. 561 more words


Book Review: An introduction to the ancient world for young adults

This slim volume of eight chapters will be of interest not just to classicists but also to those teaching in, researching and studying media, film, theatre studies and gender studies. 561 more words

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That's the kind of kiss, guys, we want. *wink*

“At the moment when her eyes closed, when all feeling vanished in her, she thought that she felt a touch of fire imprinted on her lips, a kiss more burning than the red-hot iron of the executioner.” 6 more words


Humpty Dumpty Sat on a Wall (HD) - Nursery Rhymes | Popular Kids Songs | Shemaroo Kidshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KujCuC2od3A

The classic rhyme Humpty Dumpty is created in an Orchestral 6/8 MARCH style of music, which neatly embeds with the royal construct, animation, and the basic theme of rhyme along with the pulsating voice of the famous singer Drew Dawson Davis. 62 more words

English Nursery Rhymes

Chelsea Sidecar

The Chelsea Sidecar, otherwise know as the White Lady, is a cocktail classic heralding back to Paris at the end of World War I. Served straight up with few ingredients, the combination of orange liquor (Cointreau) and lemon juice its easy to make and even easier to enjoy. 26 more words