Monthly Archives: April 2018

Rumanian Folk Dances

After watching this garbage from a band I used to respect many decades ago, I thought I’d try to redress the balance. This is from a post I made a few years ago called A bit of Bartok which amongst … Continue reading

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It Gets Darker and Darker

Here we go again: I’ve never seen anything like it, with regard to the recent hit pieces by the Guardian, BBC, CNN et al, against independent journalists, academics, indeed any relatively high profile person who questions the official narrative (Moon … Continue reading

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Le Bon Dieu – Who was Jacques Brel? (reposted)

This used to be one of my most widely viewed music posts, a post I made back in February 2011. In the meantime copyright stuff has changed hands and YouTube has blocked the videos I embedded. This of course mightily … Continue reading

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Public Service Broadcasting – If War Should Come

I’ve been doing a huge amount of gardening work this week and as a result I’m rather cream crackered, to put it mildly. So, before I address the latest political lunacy (which looks like it’s all about to kick off … Continue reading

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Psychopaths and Cockroaches

On Wednesday the American aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, accompanied by seven warships, set sail for the Middle East. This flotilla will reach the eastern Mediterranean in about nine days time. Nine days until the end of the world..? … Continue reading

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The Guinea Pig in the Room

Last week there was another bizarre twist in the Salisbury poisoning affair, in that two guinea pigs belonging to Sergei Skripal died and his cat had to be put down after they were left in his home for weeks without … Continue reading

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On the Cusp

As I type this on a Sunday afternoon in western Europe, President Trump is in the middle of one of his Twitter storms. Here’s one of his Tweets: Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria. … Continue reading

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Pricks

I know this is not scientific, yet listening to a lot of UK phone-in shows today I would say that somewhere between 70% and 80% of the callers do not believe the official narrative about the Salisbury poisoning affair, and … Continue reading

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Dave Allen – May Your God Go with You

On this Easter holiday weekend this post is in no way meant to be disrespectful of those with religious beliefs. We are living in completely mad times – possibly end times – and I feel it’s important to try and … Continue reading

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