In mythologies worldwide, birds are symbols or carriers of the soul, even seen as the soul itself. Today we see the soul-bird being caged.

The soul has been one of the three most influential ideas in history, the others being the idea of Europe and the experiment — that’s the assertion made…

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (EMI Films, Columbia Pictures).

It’s fascinating to look at how cinema, our most popular art form, has portrayed extraterrestrials over the decades, reflecting fears — and hopes — in the world at large.

My view is that any detailed discussion…

A poem

The world’s stock markets ‘knew’ 9/11 was coming, says a global market researcher on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the…

Kenneth Haigh as William Hazlitt and Lynne Frederick as Sarah Walker in the 1977 TV movie ‘Hazlitt in Love’ (Thames Television).

In August 1820, William Hazlitt moved into rooms at 9 Southampton Buildings in Holborn, London. The Walker…

Geoff Ward

Writer, poet, tutor and mentor in literature and creative writing (MA and BA Hons degrees in English literature), editor, journalist and musician.

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