Category Archives: Arts

Rocket Man and the Shooting Star

In my previous post, which was about the petrodollar and likely collapse of the American Empire, I gave the opinion that Trump & Co are mad enough to actually start a war with China. One day after I made that … Continue reading

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Rosetta Tharpe was born on a cotton plantation in Arkansas in 1915. Both of Tharpe’s parents were musicians and her mother was also an evangelist and preacher for the Church of God in Christ. By the age of six, Tharpe … Continue reading

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Memories of Princess Diana and the Royals

I’m a Londoner born and bred (I was born in the Old Kent Road in 1964). The house I lived in was 6 miles from central London. I worked as a self-employed draughtsman (technical drawings, used as the basis for … Continue reading

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I Married A Monster From Outer Space

I came across this short clip on the internet today. It’s the performance poet John Cooper Clarke explaining in an interview why he doesn’t have a computer… John Cooper Clarke is now knocking 70 years old and still performs regularly. … Continue reading

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I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times

The political scene is so completely mad at the moment (and we are at a greater risk of major war than at any time during my life), and the populations of the western nations are so propagandised, that I can’t … Continue reading

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Get A Grip On Yourself, The Stranglers

As usual I find myself having to update old posts, because a lot of YouTube vids don’t stay up for long. In this instance a post I made way back in 2011, about the Stranglers (who were an Anglo-French band). … Continue reading

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C’est la fête de la Bastille!

Since I’m in the middle of a rather boozy Bastille Day I thought I might as well post some French music on this blog. French pop music is widely perceived to be crap. In light of this, when my neighbour … Continue reading

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Shine On You Crazy Diamonds

As always these days I don’t know where to begin; it’s now all so fecking mad where can you start with it? I know, the obvious conclusion of neo-conservatism is fascism. Benito Mussolini once said: “The definition of fascism is … Continue reading

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In a time of universal deceit…

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A Christmas Ghost Story

One interesting thing about Pizzagate is that it’s certainly showing who’s who in the so-called ‘alternate media’; by that I mean who’s real and who’s a shill – most people in the West are realising that the mainstream media is … Continue reading

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Shaken, Not Stirred

I often call for the arrest and prosecution of the bods in MI5, MI6, et al. because they are complicit in the fascist madness that’s happening in the West. It ain’t like James Bond, folks; talking of which, in a … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Moon

Sometimes this crazy, fucked-up world gets too much, so let’s chill out with a bit of music: some of my favourite tracks from Pink Floyd’s seminal album; and yes, I know I’m a crap DJ…

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A Day In The Life

George Martin died yesterday at the grand old age of 90. E ad a good innings. Woke up, fell out of bed, Dragged a comb across my head Found my way downstairs and drank a cup, And looking up I … Continue reading

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A bit of Bartok

Due to various hard drive crashes over the years, I’ve lost my favourite version of Bela Bartok’s Rumanian Folk Dances. I can’t now remember who performed this particular version. All I have left of it is a snippet from my … Continue reading

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Music tributes to David Bowie

There’s been a lot of them in the 7 days since Mr Bowie kicked the bucket. I’ll highlight two of my favourites, starting with Choir! Choir! Choir! who are an organisation based in Toronto, Canada. On Saturday evening, Choir! Choir! … Continue reading

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