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What If?

I have been pondering recently on what it is to be a writer, and before you all start to groin about me on a downer, I’m not!  706 more words

Writing

lord of the flies by william golding

As I’ve done with some other audiobook reviews, I would like to state that the following review is strictly for the audiobook version of  551 more words

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Lord of the Flies

It’s not often that one reads a books and becomes immediately aware of its importance. Up until now, I had only noticed this with To Kill a Mockingbird  and  365 more words

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What's Law Got to Do with It?

We have a love/hate relationship with the law. We must have rules to build a society. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding gives us the story of lost boys forming their own laws in an imperfect society to control their fear and desperation, a social order based on the example set by their experience of an adult model, equally imperfect. 754 more words

Writing

The Mad Maxathon, part three: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Part one, part two, part four

This is the one that broke the franchise.

It is the one with the audacity to have a character claim, early on, that ‘We’re dealing with subtlety here’. 812 more words

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Seychelles Spectacular Sunset Speculation

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Facebook or Instagram is familiar with my love of sunsets. I post loads of photos of the show on display as days end, each new, all different and spectacular in their own way and worthy of attempts to capture at least a fraction of the show. 549 more words

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Book Review: Lord of the Flies

There is something inherent in dystopian allegory that calls out to us. We can’t really explain it; it’s almost like we take pleasure in the fact that it’s not as horrible as it could have been, that we don’t have a Big Brother – circa… 1,566 more words

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