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Song of Hermes

Back in March at one of the Bristol Anglo Hellenic Society’s wonderfully quirky, esoteric and not to mention very tasty evenings we had a talk about Percy Bysshe Shelley’s version of Homer’s poem ‘Hymn to Hermes’, though he had ltalianized it somewhat into the Hymn to Mercury (the Roman equivalent of the ancient Greek god Hermes). 354 more words

50 Things


Bournemouth has been a placed I’ve returned to countless times over the course of my life. What brings us back again and again is a combination of things, but primarily because my Dad’s good friend moved here with his family and we love the excuse of going to visit them. 597 more words



I’m sure, that being persons of distinction and discernment, my readers will be familiar with Mt Shelley’s sonnet “Ozymandias“, a poem about the fall of great men and the end of empires. 239 more words

Remembering Peterloo

As the anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre approaches, the event has been on my mind. This year, we will have a memorial meeting and attendees will contribute to a… 2,307 more words


Fantasia Film Review: Shelley

It’s one more movie from the 2016 Fantasia Film Festival, and here’s me hoping it won’t be the last.

Shelley is another low key horror film (yes I know, “low key” is going to end up being a category soon). 549 more words

Movie Review

"Queen Mab hath been with you"

Brian Froud, ‘The queen of the bad fairies’

In my forthcoming fairy/ fantasy story, Albion Awake, one of the main characters is Maeve (Mab), ‘queen’ of the fairies.   401 more words