Essays on the Novels, Children's Stories, Online Writings, Comics and Other Works
Neil Gaiman has emerged as one of the most influential literary figures of the 21st century. To borrow a phrase from his viral 2012 University of the Arts commencement speech, Gaiman "makes good art," from his graphic novels to his social media collaborations, award-winning fantasy fiction... [click here for more]
On the very edge of recorded history, the fabled island of Atlantis formed the centre of a vast and powerful empire. From there, the divinely-descended lords of the western ocean made war on the rest of the world, until a brave resistance drove them back, and the gods punished them for their hubris. In that last cataclysmic struggle between gods and mortals, the whole island continent sank beneath... [click here for more]
Cooking techniques are included in the recipes that will further enhance the flavor of the foods to bring you a more enjoyable dining experience. If the food is not at its best during preparation, the result will suffer.
The difference between a chef and a cook is in the scientific method of preparation. These “tricks of the trade” are revealed here in many of the recipes, such as how... [click here for more]
The Enchiridion, or Hero's Handbook, is an ancient Stoic tome of wisdom, now available in this new, illustrated translation, in modern, conversational English. This 2nd century guide to living the good life consists of 52 timeless lessons, ranging from how to deal with the death of a loved one, to whether or not to catcall women (spoiler: don't). This translation is available as a free PDF, or as... [click here for more]
Are you at a crossroads? Do you wonder what should you do with your life? Would life be easier if you could only get some direction? Even if people don't chit-chat about legacies, these are questions arising during silent nights in the mind of almost everyone. Especially in those of us reaching certain life miles like adulthood, middle life and retirement. Have you ever noticed the process of metamorphosis... [click here for more]