Goliath's legs were rotting and their axes cut easily into the flesh. The climb up his corpse was dangerous, but not one man was lost. David and Jonathan lead the score of troops, with hempen ropes connecting them to each other. As they traversed up the leg, they only encountered a lone Philistine who slept … Continue reading The Book of Iue
The selected passage is taken from the very beginning of Act 2 of Henry V. It is directly after Henry V has declared war on France, and ends as Nym and Ancient Pistol draw irons. The Chorus invokes an enthusiastic response to the story’s progression, encouraging and guiding the audience’s emotional response to the events … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Henry V: The common man’s role in history, war and politics
Hi all, I wrote a book called Birdsong - it is a collection of short stories about birds, to put it briefly. If you have a weird fascination with birds you’ll probably love it, and if not you still might have some fun reading it. You can download it for free here Big thanks if … Continue reading I’ve published a new book
David swung the rock from his sling. It cut across the sky. Clouds held a thick blanket over the world but with a crack, the clouds split open in an instant to make way for the missile. Blue sky poured down and the sun glittered down upon all. The dazzling sheen blinded all in witness … Continue reading The Book of Sami
I've seen many sights, but not the one I require. I've see many sights: Sparrows stuck upon barbwire, on the walls of a Qatari villa. Pigeons fed beside Caulfield station, on the charity of a lonely man. Seagulls starved and fighting, on the steps of St Paul's. I've met many but sung to few. I'll … Continue reading Untitled #2
One bird, Two bird, Three bird, Four... Has the nest stirred? I've lost the score. Could have sworn, there was one more.
We live in a world that is more connected than ever through technological advances. What news we receive has changed and also how we receive it. Perhaps receive is now an outdated word to use, more accurately it could be said that it has changed how an individual finds his news. Of course, in the … Continue reading News and Power