Government leaving The Youth on the Shelf…

Why must the youth fight against themselves? Government leaving the youth on the shelf This place, is coming like a ghost town". Ghost Town by The Specials This weekend, I had the privilege of attending two screenings (including the World Premiere) of a film called Urban and The Shed Crew, at Leeds International Film Festival. … Continue reading Government leaving The Youth on the Shelf…

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Red Dragon; A Review – My “Becoming” into a reader of a Thomas Harris classic…

I had heard of "Hannibal" - that iconic scene in the film with "Clarice" and the nightmarish image of Lecter with that muzzle over his face. So when I heard that one of my favourite actors had been cast as the "villain" Francis Dolarhyde in TV Series of Hannibal, I was shocked and surprised, and, … Continue reading Red Dragon; A Review – My “Becoming” into a reader of a Thomas Harris classic…

The Becoming – Internal Conflict & the work of William Blake

I recently had reason to re-familiarise myself with the work of Artist and Writer William Blake. This happened through a pretty unexpected medium; that of the Thomas Harris novel┬áRed Dragon. The character of Francis Dolarhyde, the antagonist of the Harris novel, is obsessed with one of Blake's most iconic paintings; "The Great Red Dragon and … Continue reading The Becoming – Internal Conflict & the work of William Blake