What do Alexis Zorba and Haruhi Suzumiya have in common? Continue reading
Two Steps From Hell are a band I’ve been recommended three times, always to the detriment of my opinion of the person recommending it. That may sound harsh. But there’s a good reason for it. Continue reading
‘My word’s but a whisper, your deafness a shout’.
There’s a certain framework that seems to be governing various aspects of how we think about history and the world. And I’m christening it the ‘antipodean matrix’ because I like the name even though there’s probably already a name for this concept.
Again we’re dismissing time and context for our discussion, because I thought of something mildly interesting about Moby Dick. Continue reading
Some weeks ago, in the grip of a fever, I wrote a pointless little article called ‘On Knowing Others’. This is a continuation that aims to retroactively add some substance to that. It’s also a tangentially related quick analysis of Bergman’s 1957 classic The Seventh Seal, for some reason.
I read the very poetic The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro, a few months ago, and only recently realised a few interesting things about it. Continue reading