Book and a Brew: Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Benedict Cumberbatch (currently famous for being Sherlock Holmes, and Khan, and a bunch of other stuff, but who didn’t play Loki) is appearing in Hamlet, at the Barbican theatre in London.  He managed to drum up a bit of surprise publicity by asking the audience not to film his performance … Continue reading

Book and a Brew: Thank You, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse.

It’s pronounced “Woodhouse”.  I have no idea why, please don’t ask me about it. If you read, the chances are you’ve been introduced to The Hero’s Journey.  It’s a narrative form – your Hero is called to embark on an adventure.  He or she faces perils, learns much about themselves … Continue reading