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Blood Soaked Roots of Racism

Blood Soaked Roots of Racism

https://bitchmedia.org/post/systemic-racism-is-that-really-a-thing “Racism springs from the lie that certain human beings are less than fully human. It’s a self-centered falsehood that corrupts our minds into believing we are right to treat others as we would not want to be treated.”   [emphasis added] Alveda King “As I often say, we have come a long way from […]

By October 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Dao Is Never Done

Dao Is Never Done

kaddigart.deviantart.com Cosmos lays cloaked beneath apparent chaos; in all disorder abides a subtle order. All civilizations and all human beings, whatever their seeming cultural or conscious development, still harbor archaic remnants and tendencies beneath the stability and serenity. Just as the human body connects us with the mammals and displays numerous traits of shared evolutionary progress […]

Starting Over in Oz – What Would Darren Hanlon Say?

Starting Over in Oz – What Would Darren Hanlon Say?

Part of the continuing series of our adventures as expats, all cast in the light of a metaphor about what would Darren Hanlon say…. A fresh start – Moving from Canada to Australia This story isn’t about Darren Hanlon, his music or what he would say. This story is about my wife and I deciding […]

Suppleness and Strength:Gown by Jo Hamilton

Suppleness and Strength:Gown by Jo Hamilton

It is so easy to soar through the stately melodies of Gown by Jo Hamilton. She is described by the Guardian as “Björk and Sarah McLachlan singing Robbie Burns, backed by Sigur Rós”. I love many singers but it is rare to encounter someone with a great command of phrasing, dynamics and emotion. She has […]

On A Dark Rendezvous with the Music of Strap On Halo

On A Dark Rendezvous with the Music of Strap On Halo

Strap On Halo is part of my interview assignment for Subkulture magazine but before interviewing these guys I prepared a post. Members: Layla Reyna – Vocals, Drums, Keyboards, Arrangements, Programming & Graphic design Seán Rial – Guitar & Keyboards Marc Rhön Jones – Bass & Keyboards Genre: Gothic, Darkwave, Post punk Red wine and dark chocolate. […]

Dead Again

Dead Again

[Originally on ‘the secret keeper’ Friday the 13th Dec. 2013. Modified for Expats Post] [Life after love. Love after life.] After the title “Dead Again,” the film opens with the word MURDER. Followed by headlines of the murder mixed amongst the opening credits. Headline: STRAUSS ARRESTED. TRIAL OPENS TODAY. STRAUSS FOUND GUILTY December 10th 1949. […]

By December 16, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
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