Titanic: The Myth Lives on – Part 2

The sinking of the Titanic was one of the greatest tragedies of the twentieth century and many people connected to it – survivors and those who lost loved ones – were haunted by it – the glory and the hope – so soon to become a broken wreckage lying at … Continue reading

Titanic: The Myth Lives On – Part 1

“As the smart ship grew/In stature, grace and hue/In shadowy silent distance grew the iceberg too…” (Thomas Hardy, The Convergence of the Twain. Lines on the Loss of the Titanic) At the approach of the one hundredth anniversary of its demise, Titanic mania seems to be gripping the nation. Dramas … Continue reading