Wann ist Mikkel? ‘Who the hell is Mikkel’, you might ask, ‘what kind of question is that’ you might say, ‘why the fuck are you speaking German’ would also be a reasonable response: these all being especially understandable questions if you haven’t seen Netflix’s most recent delve into the strange and unknown, Dark. Certainly, it… Continue reading ‘Dark’ And The Unending Search For Our Place In Time.
'From the National Radio Alliance and Minnow Beats Whale, it's The Black Tapes Podcast, I'm Alex Reagan.' And just like that and with the first 'I'M DOING IT AGAIN' I fell in love...With Alex (haha). But in all seriousness, and 'full disclosure, I love ghost stories' so this podcast is as they say, just my… Continue reading Oh My Lord Here’s a Just Reward: The Black Tapes Podcast and The Never Ending Fascination With The Darkness In Theology and Mythology.
Just over a month ago I read, all in one sitting, Rupi Kaur's 'Milk and Honey' collection of poetry. Nowadays, in the mass production culture of crime thriller's and holiday reads, poetry collections rarely get a look in. However for over a year I had been seeing the same images, compact beautiful poetry, simple line… Continue reading Rupi Kaur’s ‘Milk and Honey’: The Poetry of Bravery.
I read this book as part of a module for the English Literature side of my course at university, called ‘Cultures of Childhood’, it was the last text on the module that we studied - it certainly left a lasting impression. I hadn’t even heard of Patrick Ness before being introduced to him by my… Continue reading Book Review – Patrick Ness’ More Than This.
Luther There is a true abundance nowadays of good detective/crime tv shows, so much so (in the UK especially) that its hard to keep up with them, and then with the appearance of the much beloved gritty Scandinavian almost crime noire that followed after Stieg Larsson’s widely popular series of books - introducing us all to… Continue reading Another mini review – Luther.
Les Revenants (The Returned) A truly beautiful and eerie story from France of how we as humans deal with death, what death is, what it means to be human and if in dying and coming back you can be transformed into something that is less than human. Airing in the UK on Channel 4 it was… Continue reading A mini review on one of my favourite tv shows – Les Revenants