Seagull Setbacks and Human Health

‘Fish and chips may seem an unlikely source of political policy-making, but there’s the proof,’ Athene nodded towards the chaise longue where Zeus was...

Political Polemics and Mediterannean Cookery

‘Newfangled nonsense. There’s neither rhyme nor reason to the way mortals think or behave!’ Zeus slammed the gilt thunderbolt he was polishing onto the...

Bookish… January 2020

Happy New Year! It’s January, and you know what that means, there’s a whole bunch of “new year, new me” going around. Most of...

Proper English

Braggadocio. A resonant word with a hint of history and romance... and new to me when I came across it in a slim 40-page...

Add Friend: Zeus

Zeus glared at the clusters of multi-coloured icons spread across the laptop screen; as incomprehensible as Celtic runes, the Phaistos disc, or Egyptian hieroglyphs....

A Beard ‘Too Long’ and a God ‘Too Old’ For Santa

‘Too old, and my beard needs trimming. I travel a thousand stadia... spend six hours crammed into uncomfortable easyJet seats... pay out a small...