Author Archives: ethanreilly
Only those touched by awe can appreciate just how small they are, how little the petty squabbles and annoyances that so consume the majority of humanity actually matter. If you have risked death knowingly, or seen the unbridled fury of … Continue reading
All things considered, I should have been hyped for the release of ‘The Martian.’ I haven’t read the book, but the premise is right up my alley – a lone survivor stranded in a hostile environment, forced to confront his … Continue reading
This is a bit of a strange one… During the mid-90s, when I was in my mid-teens, I was an avid reader of comic books. Mostly, the works of Marvel; and specifically the X-titles (Uncanny X-Men, X-Force, X-Factor, Generation X, … Continue reading
So it’s been a while. Just thought I’d drop by and let you all know how I’m doing… Overall, very well. It’s hard to complain when the winter weather here in Brisbane is better than the summer in some of … Continue reading
I’m an avid runner. I’ve never seen my running as anything other than a hobby, and a means to stay fit and healthy. But I’ve always understood its power. Running is more than exercise – it’s an empowering medium, and … Continue reading
It’s rare that I see a film these days that reminds me of what it was like to watch films when I was younger, before I began to overanalyse everything – to look for the joins that hold the movie … Continue reading
Old-school movie poster for the new-school Mad Max. I’m officially psyched.
Just recently I had the opportunity to read Eagle in the Snow by Wallace Breem, a book I’ve heard much about but never managed to find a copy of. Until now. It was well worth the search, and the price. … Continue reading
For a long time now I’ve been considering taking a break from this blog and starting a new, different project. Although writing here does not take up a huge amount of my time, my personality requires that I continue to … Continue reading
“Courage may be taught as a child is taught to speak.” Euripides.