Tags » Classics

Watership Down - An utterly engaging adventure story.

Completely engrossing,

It’s been many years since I read Watership Down, too many, really. What an adventure! Adams’s rabbits are surprisingly charismatic and thoroughly human. 113 more words


Carl Jung’s “Psychology of the Unconscious” and the Value of Primary Texts

Jung’s seminal work is a treatise on the universal unconscious manifestations of the human libido, in religion, in art, and -most importantly- in religion and myth. 357 more words


The classic Gin and Tonic

Lets start off with a simple and classic cocktail, the gin and tonic. Nothing says poolside in the summer time quite like cooling limes and refreshing gin! 220 more words


Sensational Snippets: Nightwood, by Djuna Barnes

Nightwood is another title in the Faber Modern Classics series, and it seemed somehow appropriate to be reading it in view of he recent Yes! vote in Ireland because it’s a pioneering novel of gay love. 1,208 more words

20th Century

The Ocean & the Stars

Human lives are intimately entwined with plankton. Every breath we take is a gift of oxygen from the plankton. In fact photosynthetic bacteria and protists produce as much oxygen as all the forests and terrestrial plants combined. 366 more words

Natural Histories

Kim Carnes..."Bette Davis Eyes"

“Bette Davis Eyes is a song written by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon, and made popular by American singer-songwriter Kim Carnes. DeShannon recorded it in 1974; Carnes’ 1981 version spent nine weeks at No. 37 more words


Sticking with Tradition

Whether you grew up in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s or 80’s I know each one of us can say without a shadow of a doubt that we have at least one favorite meal that brings back happy childhood memories. 588 more words

Throw Back Thursday: Reviving The Vintage And The Retro