Daily Archives: May 30, 2015

Book Review: Manila And Santiago: The New Steel Navy In The Spanish-American War

Intriguingly, this is the third book I have read recently that has referred to Lord Nelson’s famous dictim that a ship’s a fool to fight a fortress, two of which referred to apparent exceptions to that rule in the Civil … Continue reading

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The Voice Up On The Stage Is A Heart Inside A Cage

As a creative person, I often muse on the tensions and the contradictions that go into being an artist and also a human being. Many examples of this tension come to mind, which tell us valuable lessons if we are … Continue reading

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