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The Hymn of Brutal Intimacy: “Hallelujah”, by Lazarus Barnhill

(I apologize in advance for the length of this post; it’s my fail for the month.)

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Late Night at the Proms with Rufus Wainwright

Last Tuesday we unexpectedly discovered that my favourite singer-song writer Rufus Wainwright, would be playing at the Royal Albert Hall in a couple of days. The tickets were booked and it was the best spontaneous decision I’ve made! 130 more words


I Was Smoking In Bed, That's What He Said

I don’t smoke, darlings. Not anymore. And I hope it’s for good this time. I’m at the point where I’ve stopped counting how long it’s been since I’ve had a cigarette because the daily cravings have passed. 476 more words


A Short Film From 2005-2006

Writing is not the only form of expression I’ve experimented with, and in the mid 2000s I had a brief experimentation with amateur filmmaking.

This was one of those efforts, conceived and filmed in early 2005 in Richmond Upon Thames (mostly in and around Richmond Park) on a cheap digital camera, then edited into a film with Windows Moviemaker in early 2006 (I got lazy). 98 more words

Rufus Wainwright Compares Loudon Wainwright III & Leonard Cohen As Grandfathers

They are very different. My dad almost becomes a child with children. He regresses. Leonard is always Leonard. What you see is what you get. He is very wise and imposing and he is like that with his kids too.

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Words About Leonard Cohen

Delightful life

Starting work is a strange matter. A strange matter indeed.

I glanced around me, as I often do when thinking of what to say next, and I now noticed the bowl sitting on the kitchen counter. 488 more words

Good Life