Beowulf’s Brexit

Starring: Nigel Farage: Beowulf Westminster’s political elite: Grendel (The Monster) The EU: Grendel’s Mother An English inscribed stone cross circa 7th century. So. The battle begins. Armies are gathering supporters. In London the monster (Grendel) has grown out of all proportion and threatens people throughout Great Britain. Until now all challengers have been smeared and…

Destiny

Fate is hard to change, it is very often agitated … and yet the man wise in mind can moderate every event, if he is prudent in spirit, and wishes to look to his friends for support, and moreover to make use of the Holy Spirit.  Excerpt from ‘Solomon & Saturn’ (Christian Anglo-Saxon poetry circa…

The Wilderness

  O where is it, the wilderness, The wildness of the wilderness? Where is it, the wilderness? _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _  _ And wander in the wilderness; In the weedy wilderness, Wander in the wilderness.     From Oxford World Classics poem written by Gerard Manley Hopkins    

Old Man Travelling

The little hedge-row birds, That peck along the road, regard him not. He travels on, and in his face, his step, His gait, is one expression; every limb, His look and bending figure, all bespeak A man who does not move with pain, but moves With thought — He is insensibly subdued To settled quiet:…