Issue: October 2013

He Died That Others Might Live In Peace

Visiting the Normandy invasion beaches, I realised the importance of the campaign in which my cousin was killed fighting for freedom

The Hero’s Journey is Hollywood’s McMyth

The American mythologist Joseph Campbell is to blame for the rise of moral relativism in the movie world — as Thomas Mann observed

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"