Literature

Posted On May 14, 20110 Comments

Film reviews, Troy

Today i would like to talk about the film, Troy. Based on one of the most classic stories written and one which has been used to the point of destroying it’s potency. A story of how love and greed can bring out the ugliest side of humanity possible. At its base level the films plot... Read More

Posted On December 24, 20100 Comments

Terry brooks, voyage of the Jerle shannara

Terry Brooks, voyage of the Jerle shannara. . This is a book i remember reading years ago. It’s a fascinating story, classified as fantasy. It’s a story about family reunited through great adversity and the betrayal uncovered of the evil that destroyed the family in the first place. I could talk about this book all... Read More

Posted On December 22, 20100 Comments

Animated poetry

Animated poetry . Animated poetry is a very interesting thing. The results of animated poetry can be fascinating. To read a poem is cool, to view it being performed is better in my view, but an animated poem can actually put the story in front of you. In this post i am going to present... Read More

Posted On December 14, 20100 Comments

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird.

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird. . At school as a kid we read quite a few books but one that stood out for me personally was Harper Lee‘s novel, To kill a mockingbird. A very interesting story about two children growing up in the american deep south during the 1930′s when segregation and racism... Read More

Posted On December 12, 20100 Comments

The art of performance poetry

The art of performance poetry. . Performance poetry is a very diverse art form indeed. It has been around for centuries in both spoken word and song. The emergence of hip hop and rap has pushed performance poetry over the last twenty years. I am pleased to say i have been able to find some... Read More

Posted On December 6, 20102 Comments

Bernard Cornwell, writer of the sharpe series.

Bernard Cornwell, writer of the sharpe series . Bernard Cornwell is a writer, mostly of historical novels and is most famed for his Richard Sharpe stories. He has also written some fantastic thrillers based on yachts. While i was growing up he was was without question my favourite novelist. I have read almost every book... Read More

Posted On December 4, 20104 Comments

Interesting poetry meme sites.

Interesting poetry meme sites. . On my blog network i am familiar with two poetry meme, prompt sites. Jingles poetry rally. Onestop . Jingles poetry rally is a blog run by a woman who is a huge driving force for poets both amateur and proffesional. I was a long time participant in her rallies. The... Read More

Posted On December 3, 20100 Comments

Jack Higgins writes thrillers.

Jack Higgins writes thrillers . We all like a good thriller novel. Jack Higgins who goes by the real name Harry Patterson is well known for writing very good and relatively short thriller novels. As as teenager i read a few of these. His most successful books were probably based around the protagonist/antagonist Ex IRA... Read More

Posted On November 23, 20102 Comments

Bookstains poetry challenge ‘what the Dickens’

Bookstains poetry challenge ‘what the Dickens’ . This update is about bookstains poetry challenge The challenge is called What the Dickens. Lynda has done a few of these challenges, one of them which i referred to in this post. Picasso poetry challenge . I tend to get involved in those challenges I have written my... Read More

Posted On November 20, 20102 Comments

The Hornblower series of books are amazing.

The Hornblower series of books are amazing. . I don’t read much at all these days but growing up i was an avid book lover. One of my favourite series of books to read were the Hornblower series by C.S.Forrester. A collection of stories about a young officer in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic... Read More

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