The Indescribable Beauty of the Gormenghast Series

 Gormenghast made me fall in love with illustrious words once again. The magnificence of its lexicon, the tumultuous waves of gothic intrigue insipid and intrepidly winding along with with the veritable array of wonders woven by the weaver Mervyn Peake. It makes me love the English language again. And in an…

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A Master at Work: Lessons from Terry Gilliam’s Don Quixote

The search for the artist’s end is a miraculous journey that the creators that have lived throughout all time take and can recognise in themselves. Not to say that the artist must suffer, but that he always endures a sense of hopelessness, frustration in the lack of resolution of his passions.…

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The Significance of Myth in our Modern World

A common question today might be: “Why do we need Mythology?” The common modern belief is that all those “ancient Greek gods and stuff” aren’t relevant to the human condition today. What many people don’t realise is that the remnants of those ancient stories still help define our inner systems of…

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