Monthly Archives: March 2013

Untranslatable Words

There are those intangible and undefinable emotions that no words, at least just within one particular language, can ever perfectly capture the meaning of. All you can do is gesticulate madly and hope that the people you are talking to can make sense of all your movements when you are completely at a loss for words. Luckily, …

In My Headphones: Perfume Genius

This is another regular segment that will be seen on my blog.  In it, I will simply write about an artist, either very well-known or relatively obscure, and enthuse my reasons for listening to them. Enjoy! _________________________________________________________________________________ There are no booming trumpets, crashing drums or roaring guitar solos. Perfume Genius doesn’t need any of that. His music …

Wilde’s Wit

Essay Written June 2011 Oscar Wilde is quite possibly the wittiest writer to ever have lived, a marvellously sharp and revolutionary man who led a typically poetic life of tragedy. He was born in 1854, in Dublin (and died in Paris in 1900) but despite being immersed in English culture later on, never lost his …