“You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.” BILLY WILDER
“Keep the company of those who seek the truth; run from those who have found it.” Vaclav Havel
“We are social creatures to the inmost centre of our being. The notion that one can begin anything at all from scratch, free from the past, or unindebted to others, could not conceivably be more wrong.” Karl Popper
“The Purpose of getting power is to give it away.” Aneurin “Nye” Bevan
If you could go back in time, where would you go?I’ll stay here, thanks. The past has bad dentistry. Salman Rushdie interviewed in The Guardian.
Nothing limits intelligence more than ignorance; nothing fosters ignorance more than one’s own opinions; nothing strengthens opinions more than refusing to look at reality. Sheri S. Tepper, novelist (16 Jul 1929-2016)
Here is the poster from the Bath Festival of Blues held on Saturday June 28th 1969. This day long festival begat the “Bath Festival Of Blues and Progressive Rock” held at the Bath and West Showground over a weekend in 1970. The idea impressed a young farmer called Michael Eavis who held his own festival, Glastonbury,Continue reading “Peter Green RIP”
Searching for Silver Linings A recent article in the Financial Times, reported a marked increase in demand for work from cosmetic surgeons in South Korea during these days of social distancing. Whilst they usually treat many foreign tourists there has been a rise in demand from local customers at their “glitzy Gangnam district clinics”. OneContinue reading “Searching for Silver Linings”