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A Dinner Party

How is it possible to love
people you’ve never met
(Especially the dead)
more than those you have?

Is it because they’re not there
To answer back, 235 more words

Poetry

November 17 in history

284 – Diocletian was proclaimed emperor by his soldiers.

1183 – The Battle of Mizushima.

1292 – (O.S.) John Balliol became King of Scotland. 872 more words

History

Establishment and Meritocracy

Establishment and Meritocracy
By Peter Hennessy
Haus Curiosities – £7.99

There’s a really apt quote that Peter Hennessy refers to in this altogether incisive essay, which does much to highlight the differing twain betwixt the smokescreen compliance of ‘the haves,’ and the all imbued, British induced myopic silence of the ‘have-nots.’ 467 more words

Politics

This Time, It's Personnel

Today marks the release of a book of blogs edited by David D’Souza, which has been crowdsourced and which I contributed a chapter to, courtesy of… 496 more words

Academy Of Rock

Bob Marley

I had the rare pleasure of interviewing Aston “Family Man” Barrett, legendary bass player with Bob Marley and The Wailers just recently. Aston was pretty chilled out when we met at  544 more words

Academy Of Rock

Day 200 – Cost of Living

Song of the Day: Groovy Times – The Clash

Hey! It’s day 200! Here’s an outrage: English football fans have to pay four times as much as their German counterparts to go to the match. 492 more words

Work