If You Go Out To the Woods Today…

Gnomes by Wil Huygen and Rien Poortvliet Deep in the woods and wild places (if indeed any secret places remain in this world of ours), lies, hidden from the eyes of humankind, another world. It is a world similar to ours and yet quite fantastic at the same time. It is...

It’s Hammer Time

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman Listen and hear these tales. Tales of triumph, tales of tragedy, tales to make you laugh, and tales to make you weep. Tales of Odin All-Father, called Grimnir who was the oldest of the gods. Tales of Thor the thunderer who was the...

Don’t Forget Your Old Shipmates

Commander: The Life and Exploits of Britain’s Greatest Frigate Captain by Stephen Taylor   Though he is more often remembered for his role as a sort-of-mentor to the fictional Horatio Hornblower, Sir Edward Pellew’s actual career was no less spectacular....

Just a Thought

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius From the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, emperor of the Roman Empire from 161 to 180 AD: For a man can lose neither the past nor the future; for how can one take from him that which is not his? So remember these two points: first, that...
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