January 31, 2007

Silly Putty

Silly Putty

That fleeting moment when a motivational poster actually... motivates

January 15, 2007

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

The Hero with a Thousand Faces

This is a book written by comparative mythologist Joseph Campbell in 1949. In this, he postulates that all archetypal-hero mythology, independently evolved in various parts of the world, share a common structure which he calls the monomyth. He explains this as an unconscious force of the mind; the human mind looks up to the same kind of person as a hero.

January 09, 2007

Poetry, all done

Poetry, all done

I located my old high school poetry text book... an Oxford University Press publication entitled "Panorama - A selection of poems".

January 03, 2007

Publicising the Blog

Publicising the Blog

It's all very well to have a nifty blog, but it isn't too much fun if you don't have people reading it and commenting on it.  You might as well just write in a gilt-edged, leather bound book with a page for every date.