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Love is All You Need

This article is based on my own speculations, perceptions, insights, opinions and conjectures. It’s based on first-hand observations, historical artefacts and my own life experience. If that’s not for you, stop reading now and go and look at something else. … Continue reading

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Mind Altering Drugs: A Chemical War on Awareness?

Over the weekend, my attention was drawn to the following two books: Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00BORMIRG Drugs as Weapons Against Us: The CIA’s Murderous Targeting of SDS, Panthers, Hendrix, Lennon, Cobain, Tupac, … Continue reading

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100 Things That Make Me Smile

Have you ever caught yourself smiling, without at first being aware that you were?  That happened to me recently, so I thought it might be a good idea to note what it was that made me smile, in spite of … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Quiet Contemplation

I have spent a lot of time just waiting around, this past couple of days, engaged as I was in long haul flights or waiting for them.  Waiting offers a unique and interesting opportunity for quiet contemplation, but in my … Continue reading

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Wild Ideas

1)       If your art doesn’t stand apart, then it doesn’t stand for anything.  Treat your creative output like a brand.  If your brand (artistic) values are the same as every other artist’s, then there is nothing distinct about your creative … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Recognition

Last night, the world changed forever.  I didn’t think I would ever see the like.  For the first and only time that I can remember, some outstanding creative achievements and, indeed, creativity itself, was celebrated, in a long overdue, brilliant, … Continue reading

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The Evolutionary Purpose of Heavy Metal

I’ve been watching something interesting.  It’s a show called “Metal Evolution”, which traces the roots of Heavy Metal, and its two hundred or so sub genres.  What I found remarkable is that while the popular stereo-type of the heavy metal … Continue reading

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