Film & TV

Logan: Violence and the Sharp End of Salvation

Logan is a surprisingly good example of the Capricorn archetype on film. The story follows Logan as he confronts the consequences of his past and learns to take responsibility for what he has become and protect the next generation of mutants. This may be the last time we see the old Wolverine in action and… Continue reading Logan: Violence and the Sharp End of Salvation

The Shining Ones

The Shining Ones: Chapter 7 – waking up in a five star prison…

Previous: Chapter Six Michael lay across the middle of the bed, the soft pillows enveloped his head like the bosom of an immense goddess. Half asleep, he stretched out, luxuriating in the comfort and warmth. Subdued birdsong drifted through the window, as if the bird was concerned not to wake him. He hadn’t slept this… Continue reading The Shining Ones: Chapter 7 – waking up in a five star prison…

The Shining Ones

The Shining Ones: Chapter 4 – stalking the truth and the ultimate biobank…

Previous: Chapter Three Ana watched the glowing tail lights of the Lexus disappear around the corner, leaving her in darkness. She wanted to chase after it and bring Ethne back. She had begged her to stay, but her friend was stubborn and once she got an idea into her head, she wouldn’t let it go.… Continue reading The Shining Ones: Chapter 4 – stalking the truth and the ultimate biobank…

21st Century Crisis · Awakening

Brexit Identity Crisis: or How to Be British

To be British is to be confused about who you are, or at least conflicted. But maybe that’s just me. I grew up listening to my Irish father bemoan the British, who were, as far as he was concerned, a bunch of troglodytes. I suspect he was only partially joking. As an immigrant, he grew… Continue reading Brexit Identity Crisis: or How to Be British