Wild Beauty – the Work of Grainger McKoy

Mankind has reflected on lessons from nature since time immemorial. Consider the book of Proverbs: “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest” (Proverbs 6:6). We could also cite the widespread… Continue reading Wild Beauty – the Work of Grainger McKoy

Brutal Romance: A Foreign Legion Memoir

Legionnaire: Five Years in the French Foreign Legion Simon Murray There are books that are not quite great but are still touching – books like plain women with beautiful souls – and Legionnaire by Simon Murray is one of them. Murray, a privileged, nineteen-year old Englishman, possessed with an ill-defined malaise, turned his back on… Continue reading Brutal Romance: A Foreign Legion Memoir