Lest we forget

Going to the Anzac Day Dawn service was an important tradition for my family as I grew up. My grandfather (Dad's father) fought on the Malayan Peninsula and was one of the many soldiers imprisoned after the fall of Singapore in the notorious Changi prison. He grew vegetables for the other prisoners, and had his… Continue reading Lest we forget

The Tragedie of King Lear

"Shakespeare pictures the potential depravity of a godless world. I think it's no accident that the gods are referred to that number of times. "The other prediction that's made in the play is 'if the gods don't come down and intervene then it must come, humanity will prey upon itself like monsters of the deep'.… Continue reading The Tragedie of King Lear