Tag Archive: Homer

Homer vs My Mum


In one respect, Homer is rather like my mum. He likes to wander off from the point, and give me information I don’t need, about characters I’ll never see, which doesn’t enhance my… Continue reading

Cheating with the Greeks.


Ok, I’ll ‘fess up, while I may be earnestly hacking at the rockface of Proust, I picked Sophocles’ ‘The Theban Plays’ to write about because I studied them at school. From the very… Continue reading

What In God’s Name Is Up With The Gods?


Film and the snippets of legends in the public consciousness make the Greek gods out to be so, well damn god-like. Sitting about what looks like a health spa on a mountain in… Continue reading