Don’t Stand By

“The one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again” George Santayana Holocaust Memorial Day is held on 27th January and it is a date of commemoration that we should all take part in because it allows us to remember the millions killed during the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides. With … More Don’t Stand By

Book Review – Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life by Jonathan Bate 

‘Hughes at his most characteristic was a poet of claws and cages: Jaguar, Hawk and Crow. A poet who turns event and animal into myth’. Ted Hughes was, arguably, one of the greatest English poets of the twentieth century. After studying his poems in high school, I was interested to learn more about the man … More Book Review – Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life by Jonathan Bate