Hauntings: Why is There Always a Woman in White?

I vividly remember watching the pilot episode of Supernatural (one of my favourite TV shows) way back in 2006. The…

Reading the Classics: Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice was a novel I had attempted to read many years ago. Because I had struggled to get…

Carpe Diem – Some Thoughts on this Philosophy

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Mr John Keating, played by Robin Williams in the 1989 film ‘Dead Poets Society’ famously…

International Women’s Day: My Medieval Heroine – Melisende of Jerusalem

In light of International Women’s Day, I wanted to share the story of a little known medieval heroine. Melisende of…

‘Here Be Monsters’: My Fascination with Cryptozoology

When I started blogging 18 months ago, I made myself a promise. That I would blog about things I enjoy.…

Reading the Classics: 1984

1984 has long been my daughter’s favourite book. Shamefully, my knowledge of the text had had, up until now, been…

Reading the Classics: Wuthering Heights

At the dawn of 2019, I set myself a challenge, to read as many classics as possible this year. I came…