At the end of the year, the lists come out. Largely pointless lists that remind you of things that happened in the past year. They can be interesting, but they’re ultimately just there to give you something to read. Joining that overcrowded bandwagon is me. I hadn’t planned on doing this, but the list fever […]Read more "Best Books I’ve Read in 2015"
Last year, upon buying a collection of Charles Dickens’ Christmas stories, I began a yearly tradition of reading one of his five Christmas novellas and one short story each year when the holiday season rolls around. This year I introduced myself to The Chimes, an emotionally gripping tale that follows Toby “Trotty” Veck, a poor man […]Read more "Blest and Blessing All Within Reach"
The cliche thing for musicians/artists to do around the holiday season is to either a) cover an old Christmas classic, and/or b) write an original tune that doesn’t quite stack up to the classics but was a worthwhile try anyway. My intention had been to present to you both of these. Time and the busyness […]Read more "What I Would Give for Christmas–A New Song"
Unless you’ve been living in a galaxy far, far away, you know that ’tis the season to be anticipating a certain movie. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is due out this week and it’s widely accepted that this is one of the most anticipated movies of all time (all time being one century). Ever since the […]Read more "Star Wars and Advent"