Batman would have to be my favourite movie franchise. But Batman won’t save us from war. This collection of stories has progressively mined the darker trenches of the superhero soul. Batman, unlike most other superheroes, is decidedly human. He is not blessed with any supernatural powers only with extreme wealth. This is an iconic hero for our materialistic age. Batman is driven by pain, grief, and a rage for revenge. Criminality has brutally impacted upon his life at an early age.
The drums of war are loudly beating. Vladimir Putin has sent his Russian forces into Ukraine and, we in the West, are watching another media fest on our screens. The Queen is unwell with Covid-19, and she is now a frail old lady. Scott Morrison is hoping that dramatic world Continue Reading
Are We Celebrating War? Every year, as the ANZAC ceremonies come around again and seem to exponentially grow in stature and public awareness, I ask myself, is the message we are sending our children the right one? Celebrity status to the young is accepted generally without much analysis and the Continue Reading