New Year’s Special: Ancient Time Travel
History / Weird and Wonderful

New Year’s Special: Ancient Time Travel

Last night, all of us (yes, all 7 billion of us) did something amazing: we travelled from the primitive and backward year 2014 into the futuristic techno-topia that is the New Year, 2015!  Congratulations on a successful time-voyage! Okay, okay I know you’re thinking: “shut up, Charlie, that’s not time travel” – fair enough, it’s … Continue reading

Will Comic Book Fans Read Ancient Poetry? – Graphic Novelising the Metamorphoses
Classics and pop culture

Will Comic Book Fans Read Ancient Poetry? – Graphic Novelising the Metamorphoses

It is a commonly accepted rule in the comics community that the formula for the perfect webcomic is mundanity + magical-realism. It is a rule that holds true for everything from so-called ‘sitcom’ or ‘slice of life’ comics, where any series that doesn’t include a magical animal or talking inanimate object is laughed out of … Continue reading

August 19th: Birthday/Deathday
Baking

August 19th: Birthday/Deathday

Tuesday was my birthday; as is my personal tradition, I made a cake to celebrate.   Instead of the traditional, round-with-white-frosting-and-coloured-flowers format, however, I went for a… monumental creation. See, August the 19th, 2014 was a special day, not just for me, but for classics as well. It was my 25th birthday, the day I celebrated … Continue reading