Book Review: The Search

The Search tells the tale of Hobart Rapples and his quest for knowledge. Born in the isolation of the southern most city of the southern isle of New Zealand, Hobart wants for friends, companionship, and general life direction. Things come to a head on the death of Hobart’s mother, an unusual woman said to have…

Thor: Ragnarok – is Taika Waititi bound and gagged at Mavel studios?

Each director has brought something of himself to the Thor franchise. Kenneth Branagh brought a little of the theatre, Alan Taylor seemed to enhance that sci-fi element, and now Taika Waititi brings a touch of his indie comedy sensibility. Thor isn’t quite the hot property of – say – the Spiderman franchise, it has to…

Wanders in…Newfoundland (part three)

She usually has a short blonde bob that curls slightly. We were now into our second night camping and the bob was looking tangled. We were out in backcountry, it was pitch black, and the wildlife was getting curious. Our tent wasn’t completely without protection. We were pitched upon a slightly raised wooden platform. We…