The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice – Brendan Pelsue
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The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice – Brendan Pelsue

It was the perfect wedding, the guests thought. The groom was Orpheus, the greatest of all poets and musicians. The bride Eurydice, a wood nymph. Anyone could tell the couple was truly and deeply in love. Suddenly, Eurydice stumbled, then […]

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Draw my life part 2 – Why am I called Shoo?

My parents called me Hugh after after a friend of theirs who was my brother’s Godfather. This always confused me. I thought he was my Godfather and as he was not it might be one of the reasons I eventually […]

History’s Most Notorious Gladiators
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History’s Most Notorious Gladiators

Gladiators entertained the Roman crowds 2,000 years ago and they entertain us today in movies and TV shows. They are some of the most famous fighters of ancient times, but we know shockingly little about them. There are very few […]

WALDO TELL ME ABOUT CHRISTMAS  by Hans Wilhelm
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WALDO TELL ME ABOUT CHRISTMAS by Hans Wilhelm

Michael counted the days on his calendar. Then he got worried. “Christmas is almost here,” he cried, and we have no gifts, no decorations and no fancy food.” His best friend Waldo came into the room. “Waldo,” said Michael, “we’re […]