A One Year Old Boy

The boy turned one this weekend. One whole year in which we managed to not kill and/or seriously wound our offspring. As he grows older he becomes ever his own person, growing and showing hints of the man he will one day become. That man will, based on current indicators, be a psychotic being of …

Staring Into The Gathering Dark.

Apocalypse Now has such a prolonged climax that it becomes uncomfortable viewing. However, because of that discomfort, it develops a haunting profundity. By that point in the film we know, as an audience, that we have been taken on a journey into the heart of darkness; to the very edge of reason. But yet there …

Love

    When I proposed to my now wife I did so, as is traditional, with a diamond ring. It wasn't a very large diamond, but it was as big as I could afford. It did, however, have a couple of things going for it. Firstly, it had a GIA certificate which proved that it …