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We Are All Chrysalids Now - on body shaming and other circus antics

Striding through the urine warm, wave machine propelled waters of a Kentish leisure centre, I realised that there wasn’t a body there that wouldn’t be shamed if it belonged to a public figure. 794 more words

Lee Ufan honoured at Château La Coste

Lee Ufan is the subject of an exhibition at the spectacular Château La Coste, located in the South of France, a few minutes away from Aix-en-Provence and nested near the iconic Sainte Victoire mountain. 609 more words


The Tragically Hip - Up to Here (1989)

When I was young enough to know everything, I despised the song Boots or Hearts.


Country? Hip? To borrow the opening line from the despised song, “Well I think that there’s a problem here!” 609 more words

Favorite Lines #12

I’m pushing an elephant up the stairs
I’m tossing up punch lines that were never there
Over my shoulder a piano falls
Crashing to the ground… 6 more words


On planes I always cry. Something about altitude, the lack of oxygen and the bad movies. I cried over a St. Bernard movie once on a plane. 11 more words

Michael Stipe

On June 10, 1985.

On June 10, 1985, “I.R.S” label released “Fables of the Reconstruction”, the third R.E.M. studio album. It was recorded February – March 1985, and was produced by Joe Boyd. 117 more words