By Beregond (aka Christopher Woods), November 14, 2017 Word count: 1268 Rating: G Summary: An essay on the importance of Advent, from both Eastern and Western perspectives Bilbo Baggins, that renowned hobbit of old, once said that he felt stretched, like too little butter spread across too much bread. No one would ever enjoy such... Continue Reading →
By Graeme Restorick (alias Matthew Hill-spur) Word Count: 1334 Rating: G Summary: A Review of the TV series Sharpe The Sharpe Series, based on Bernard Cornwell's books, was a popular period drama series set during the Napoleonic Wars that was originally screened on ITV in the UK between 1993 and 1997 (with one-off episodes based in... Continue Reading →
By Sensei Edwin L. Rimban Word Count: 1389 Rating: PG Summary: Sensei Edwin gives his perspective on the mystery of woman. Woman is a contextual being, a fascinating, complex universe woven out of time, space and causality. Archetypal psychology and the esoteric arts of wisdom recognize many different kinds of womanhood archetypes.... Continue Reading →
By Ian Wilson Word Count: 1028 Rating: G Summary: Martial Artist Ian Wilson dissects the use of martial arts in Marvel's Netflix series. So I just earned black belt in Shorin Ryu Karate. I am by no means a martial arts expert. A black belt simply means that I have mastered the basics to the... Continue Reading →
By Killarney Traynor Word Count: 1839 Rating: G Summary: A review of various Jane Eyre adaptations though the years. “The book is always better,” someone said to me one day. “I don’t know why you even bother watching film versions. They are never as good.” She was referring, of course, to my Jane Eyre movie collection and... Continue Reading →
Eliyana has had a blotchy red mark on her face for as long as she can remember. It makes people look away awkwardly, stare, or avoid her altogether.
The devil tempts us and seeks to lead us astray. Hell is not necessarily the fire and brimstone suffering of the Bible, but rather a complete isolation from and lack of relationship with the Divine
As a hopeless romantic I obviously have my favorites, but to be fair, I’ve also included here those pieces that don’t fall into that ‘romantic’ category.