The Superhero Movie Craze

Last week the ‘Spiderman: No Way Home’ teaser trailer was released breaking all records for the number of views, likes and discussions about it (not sure how they measure that last one!) Marvel has always had a devout fan base that grew with the movies they released, Iron Man (2008) made around $100 million inContinue reading “The Superhero Movie Craze”

‘All the Worlds a Stage’

‘Staycations’ and Holidays at home have had a resurgence thanks to the covid pandemic, with people less keen to travel and extend their time away with a quarantine. We felt the same, still yearning to explore and take a break from everyday life but not wanting the hassle that going abroad brings in a timeContinue reading “‘All the Worlds a Stage’”

‘To Write’

To Write: Hemingway once said that to write Is to bleed out Onto the paper – The ink in some metamorphosis Into hot blood Flowing out of the nib. Red dashed And splashed Across the white Like some kind of massacre. But writing isn’t brutal. There are no armies and the Weapons are not alwaysContinue reading “‘To Write’”

‘The Potters Furnace’

The Potters Furnace 1 We all hope, in our lives, For things – big or small- For miracles and dreams to come true. We wish on shooting stars That dash across the vast, dark sky. We pray to Gods we may never know For things we cannot control. We look to the universe for signs,Continue reading “‘The Potters Furnace’”

20th November 2019: A moment

Walking distracted towards my destination. A to B. When, stopping me in my tracks, I hear the bellowing bells in the brick orange tower clang raucously together: ding. ding. ding. The transcendent, abiding sound of metal against metal, that has signalled many a moment. Contrary in variety. I look up at the origin of theContinue reading “20th November 2019: A moment”

The Moon #2

The Moon #2 We can only see What the light shows us.   A slither you now are To our eyes; A small piece of the puzzle, A slice of the cake. Not the full picture Nor the whole sponge.   A slither of light arched Into a darkening void Back bent, fading From ourContinue reading “The Moon #2”