Category Archives: Read

Short Book Review: ‘Paradise Lost’ by John Milton

Milton deals with the classic biblical narrative of ‘the Fall’, of humankind and of Satan, so the paradise that is lost has the double meanings of both the garden of Eden and heaven. The main points are twofold: that Satan … Continue reading

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Galad Damodred: a Wheel of Time Reflection

Galad Damodred is not one of the main Wheel of Time characters and definitely not my favourite (that’d be Perrin Aybara) but profound changes occur within him that I couldn’t help noticing, and writing about. Galad is young, half-brother to … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Time

I’ve just finished reading Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy series ‘The Wheel of Time’. 14 books, 11 written by Jordan and the final 3 by Brandon Sanderson, who took over using Jordan’s extensive notes after Jordan died. What a series. In … Continue reading

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Jesus is my Facebook Friend…

I tried rewriting Psalm 23 the other day. You know – that one that’s popular at funerals? I did it because people are not sheep, and because it can be good to look at what old texts could mean today. … Continue reading

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Roman Road Reviewed!

I just found this review of The Roman Road. It was on the website of a Christian newspaper: THE ROMAN ROAD This attractively illustrated book is aimed at 9-11-year-olds. Set in contemporary time, it tells the story of a boy … Continue reading

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Manga Jesus

I really want to recommend an awesome collection of Manga Books from http://nextmanga.com/ Manga Mutiny, Manga Melech, Manga Messengers, Manga Messiah and Manga Metamorphosis retell events from five different chunks of the Bible (that’s the order of you like chronology). … Continue reading

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What gives you Life?

I’m reading a good book right now. It’s Sleeping With Bread by Dennis Linn and family. The subtitle is Holding What Gives you Life. Though the pictures make it look like a children’s book, it’s not (though they have done … Continue reading

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The Roman Road

Now available at Christian Books in Huddersfield! http://www.christianbookshops.org.uk/christianhuddersfield.htm It is also going to be trialled as a children’s holiday club for summer 2014. If you have read The Roman Road and would like to contribute some ideas to this, or … Continue reading

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Life of Pi…a Journey of Faith

This is such a beautiful film, so true to the book in many ways and the 3D effects were truly amazing. Pi’s journey is an inspirational journey, one where his faith plays a big part in overcoming massive obstacles. He … Continue reading

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The Bizarre Bookshop (Jigsaw) My wife and I recently completed this 1,000 piece jigsaw by Ravensburger. It was a fun Christmas present. At this moment in time if you type in ‘jigsaw’ into Amazon it’s the first one in the … Continue reading

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