What is Magic Realism? (by Merle Hunt)

A style of painting and literature in which fantastic or imaginary and often unsettling images or events are depicted in a sharply detailed, realistic manner.  As with all things, the dictionary succeeds in being concise and matter of fact when asked for the definition of Magic Realism. On this instance I was relieved to find just two neat lines on the subject when … Continue reading

Surrender (by Merle Hunt)

Do you know the feeling when you read something that is just so achingly beautiful that your heart swells to fill your whole chest? It’s the feeling I get when I read the undulating lines of Dylan Thomas’ play Under … Continue reading