Monthly Archives: November 2017

Three lives touched by one war — World War I

In 2015, I was laid off from my newswire job. Unemployment gave me ample opportunity to retreat to the family home to investigate an unexamined chest that, it turned out, held over 2,400 hand-written and typed family letters, postcards, marriage … Continue reading

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ – a triumph for comic books

Having just seen Thor: Ragnarok, I came away with a number of differing thoughts. One was that it was like a series of graphic novels, and took just about as long to watch as it would have to read. Secondly, … Continue reading

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