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Portrait of a scandal

What links Sherlock Holmes, an Oscar Wilde play and the House of Windsor? The scandal behind Sir Edward John Poynter’s painting, ‘Helen’. 1,123 more words

Oscar Wilde

The glory that was Greece?

Beneath the most-quoted lines, there can be a surprising story…

When we study the ancient Greeks and Romans, we are always having to tread a fine line between familiarity and distance. 771 more words

Death

Hello, meet me.

I suppose that all stories properly begin with an introduction; so here is mine.

I’m Helen. (Why you’d give your beloved first born child a name that is most obviously abbreviated to “Hell” is beyond me too. 417 more words

Do You Remember Your Name?

Troy (2004)
Messenger Boy: The Thesselonian you’re fighting… he’s the biggest man I’ve ever seen. I wouldn’t want to fight him.
Achilles: That’s why no-one will remember your name.” 221 more words

Strength

Review: KAIJU DAISENSO - "Radiation Scars"

Godzilla cannot be stopped. No amount of military artillery, sophisticated bio-weapons or other creatures of equal or larger stature could bring the radioactive lizard down in 60-plus years. 507 more words

Hardcore

Ladies of Legend: Helen and Cassandra

References: The Greek Myths Volumes I and II (The Folio Society, 2003) by Robert Graves, Mythology: Myths, Legends, & Fantasies (Hodder, 2013) by Dr. Alice Mills, The Greek Myths Volumes I and II (The Folio Society, 2003) by Robert Graves, Mythology: Myths, Legends, & Fantasies (Hodder, 2013) by Dr. 2,084 more words

Fairy Tale