As I Lay Dying: Overdue Book Review

As I Lay Dying Photo Credit: Flickr Faulkner’s a tricky bastard, he’s tricked his reader into expecting the unexpected. Therein lies the rub; his ironical control pattern. There is no pattern to his control...

Poetry Corner

"Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, "I'm going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that's tough. I am going to snow anyway."" - Maya Angelou Poetry has the tendency to divide opinion. Us...

A Funny Fan

The True Geordie’s brand of football analysis is best enjoyed on a Sunday evening, while unwinding and recovering from the weekend. Obviously a Newcastle fan, the very funny True Geordie doesn’t limit his revie...

5 Most Annoying People at Bus-Stops

5. The Chatty One Motor-mouth Photo Credit: Flickr Ok, exchanging the hello and obligatory “When’s the fecking bus getting here?” grievance is more than acceptable, it’s expected. But the constant natter...

WorldStar Hip-Hop’s Popularity Rising

Photo Credit: Googleimages “Did you see that fight?” What was it, boxing or MMA? “No, it was an after-school fight online, here, look!” Not a rarity to be involved in or to overhear this exchange, certai...

King’s Best

In anticipation of the third novel in Stephen King’s Detective Bill Hodges trilogy, due in June, let’s have a look at 5 of the master of horror’s best novels. 5 Misery (1987) Photo credit: Flickr Paul...