Tag Archive: Homer

Homer vs My Mum

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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.

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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?

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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