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Aldi's patrons will look in vain for copies of Revolting Rhymes, which was nervously snatched from the shelves in August.
by Richard King - 18/12/2014 - 4 comments
Over the last few years, there has been a boom in Young Adult dystopian fiction. The most notable is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, a trilogy of novels set in a post-apocalyptic North America.
by Lorraine Campbell - 22/10/2014 - 6 comments
Unfortunately, political considerations get in the way. The politicians want headline-grabbing, vote-catching projects they can announce now, and never mind the details, or the cost-benefit analysis.
by Mark S. Lawson - 17/10/2014 - 4 comments
With white golden pearls streaming through my veins, and the door still ajar, for now I say farewell to you, U2, my everlasting love x
by Dino Cesta - 19/09/2014 - 2 comments
Updike was a churchgoer all his life. He studied some divinity at Harvard and read Karl Barth. He said the Lord's Prayer with his children at bedtime. However, his Christianity did not seem to comfort him or rein in his adulterous behaviour.
by Peter Sellick - 11/08/2014 - 31 comments
The most powerful works of Christian art do more than illustrate biblical narrative; they evoke deep feelings.
by Peter Sellick - 15/07/2014 - 4 comments
There are many others, including founder of the boy scouts Baden-Powell, Field Marshall Montgomery, and authors J M Barrie and Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), who were also believed to have had had an unhealthy interest in children.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 7/07/2014 - 37 comments
The town had been a theatre hotspot seven decades before, with the grand Savoy and Embassy theatres as well as the Arcadia at Blackheath, while the Hydro Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath was a companion attractor to the upper Blue Mountains.
by Robert Gibbons - 3/06/2014 - 5 comments
There is an almost slang-like stylised conformity of lazy delivery, skirting over many vowels and consonants, often with a nasal intonation, which creates in the listener's mind a picture of a singer rolling in unreality.
by Ian Nance - 29/05/2014
Being a treasurer is very surely a kind of drag performance, perhaps involving props such as a cigarette-holder like Audrey Hepburn drag, or even a manly and somewhat disdainful cigar.
by Rob Cover - 16/05/2014 - 2 comments
While comic book heroes are busy saving humankind, society's high priests label it the greatest threat to the world.
by Anthony Cox - 22/04/2014 - 12 comments
Hollywood takes a Christian fable and turns it on its head as a warning to those who would manage creation.
by Anthony Cox - 2/04/2014 - 23 comments

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