Cuba’s New President To Uphold Socialist Values And Continue Success

In this article we see how the newly elected President of the Socialist Republic of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has vowed to continue along the path set out by the Castro brothers and all the revolutionaries who founded the modern Cuban state. It must be a hope of all socialists that the beacon of humanitarianism lit […]

Irish Folk Singer – Paul Brady – Arthur McBride

This wonderful anti-war song, covered by Bob Dylan among others, tells of two young men, one of whom was Arthur McBride, who encounter a British recruiting Sergeant and his drummer boy in Napoleonic times in Ireland. The two Irishmen dispute the proposed merits of joining the British army only to be sent to the continent […]

Children Of Lír – Irish Myth

Here we have that inimitable Dubliner, Ronnie Drew, narrating the hauntingly beautiful ancient Irish myth, The Children Of Lír. This tale is a standard of the Gaelic pantheon of ancient stories. It tells of jealousy, cruelty, loss and loyalty. Perhaps the kind reader will find some aspects that are relevant to life today in a […]

Gwendy’s Button Box – Stephen King & Richard Chizmar

Gwendy’s Button Box  by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar It’s the August 22nd, 1974, and Gwendy Peterson is a chubby twelve-year-old determined to lose weight before changing schools. She goes daily to the metal stairs that lead up the rock face to Castle View, and climbs as fast as she can to burn off all […]

The Agoraphobic’s Lament – Poem

This brief verse speaks of the battles that many fight as they face the world in their day-to-day lives. It can be seen that there are quite a few tormented souls out there who are emotional agorapohobes. This one, by A.D., is for them. The Agoraphobic’s Lament   There are raindrops tap-tapping the windowpane but […]

Earth’s Future – 10,000 Years From Now

This brief look into the future of our planet, and species, is intriguing for all that it doesn’t tell us. It’s impossible to say what will happen to us as we are an extremely unpredictable bunch, apart from our relentless greed that is. The video doesn’t pretend to know what will happen in the distant […]

Top 10 Movie Vampires

They have thrilled us and chilled us for centuries. But it was their arrival on the silver screen that truly catapulted the undead into our lives. There have been many attempts to portray Nosferatu over the years. From the formal presentation of Christopher Lee’s Dracula to the gore-covered vamps of Blade, directors all have their […]