Ancient times

Galatea

Thanks to Andi’s review of The Song of Achilles I learned that Miller had a new short story out. So off I popped to by it. Based on th [...]
Books

The song of Achilles

I seem to be reading a lot of myths, and myth inspired fiction, at the moment. Last it was Norse myths, and not I’m on to Greek myths, [...]

Spartacus : Gods of the arena

First things first, this is an awesome show. Awesome! Anyone who says different is just plain wrong!


Ilium

by Dan Simmons

Ilium opens with Thomas Hockenberry, a twenty-first century professor, observing the Trojan War on behalf of [...]


Clash of the Titans

The film opens at sea, in a storm. A fisherman hauls in an ornate box and after prising it open finds a baby boy and his dead mother. He and [...]

Black Ships

ISBN: 9781841496993 See also: Delicious Links You must know that, despite all else I am, I am of the People. This is one of those books that [...]
Books

Achilles


Rome 2.10 De Parte Vostro

The final episode. I’m going to miss Lamb and Chicken, and even scheming Caesar/Octavian, not to mention bitch-Atia and all the others [...]

Rome 2.6 Philippi

We start off this episode with Brutus and Cassius riding along with their army. Brutus is in good form, he has been chatting with the men, b [...]
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