You are too young to fall asleep forever... remembering Siegfried Sassoon's brilliance
The new Wilfred Owen film has helped make sense of one of his lesser-known poems
Thoughts on forthcoming Wilfred Owen film, The Burying Party
At 50, everyone has the face he deserves - and other great Orwell quotes
Shakespeare prophecying doom and gloom
Me vs the Leviathan
One of the things I love about Helen's weekly prompt to share a song is the glimpse it gives me into the lives of people in different countries. This week's theme - a song about the armed forces - is inspired by the fact that it's Memorial Day in the United States. I'd never heard … Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday: Memorial Day
I started reading Moby Dick: I may live to regret it.
Why the Jumblies is better than the Owl & the Pussycat
'Mad, bad and dangerous to know' - what's not to love?