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World Citizens

Cosmopolitanism is a philosophical position that treats all people as belonging to a shared, single world regardless of cultural differences. The theory originates from Greek philosopher Diogenes (c. 169 more words



The music of David Sylvian has been a huge influence in my life. Sylvian started out as lead singer of late-seventies, post-punk group Japan before going on to carve out his own uncompromising career. 568 more words


Music Video of the Day: Red Guitar by David Sylvian (1984, dir. Anton Corbijn)

Corbijn himself sums up this video in the booklet included with a DVD collection of his work. You can find it here.

David saw the Propaganda video on TV & subsequently approached me for this song, his first solo single since leaving the group Japan.

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Music Video

Music Video of the Day: The Ink In The Well by David Sylvian (1984, dir. Anton Corbijn)

I wish there was more I could share with you about this music video. I needed something surreal, and I felt like doing the less common of the two David Sylvian videos that Anton Corbijn directed first. 272 more words

Music Video


Beyond my reach

The pain of an old wound

Bites deep

I watch you walk through the gate

Strong backed

Confident stride

Always forward into tomorrow… 87 more words


red earth (as summertime begins)

Non-UK residents will have to excuse me if I am being specifically Britain-centric today, but…..blimey, hasn’t it been hot? You see, us Brits get all excited when the big, yellow glare-ball comes out; then after about 15-minutes, we all start moaning about how “it’s too hot to be stuck in an office” or “it’s fine if you’re on holiday but try sitting on the #42 bus to Preston” and “it’s not the same as heat in the Med” – along with other such nonsense. 1,248 more words

Archival Shots

Some digital art of the most handsome man in the world (from the 80’s)