The Hallowed Greens

Originally published on As We Think Is a few years ago, but since modified and updated. For Martina Navratilova, arguably the greatest women tennis player ever, Wimbledon is like coming home – “Wimbledon is like a drug. Once you win it for the first time you feel you’ve just got to do it again and … More The Hallowed Greens

Throwback Thursday – Why The Great Gatsby Will Always Be Great.

This coming Sunday, April 10, celebrates the 91st anniversary of the release of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. It’s a book that refuses to let go of its hold on my mind and heart and below is a piece I’d written a while ago trying to dissect why. It’s a bit more quote-heavy than my … More Throwback Thursday – Why The Great Gatsby Will Always Be Great.

Looking for Alaska

The danger of reading multiple books from a similar genre in a short span of time is saturation. And when many of those books are by the same author, it isn’t surprising when certain patterns start to emerge. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but when the writer is hyperly self-aware about utilising those patterns … More Looking for Alaska