Month: May 2015

The road from Jarrow

Are footprints sacred? I say yes, especially, if there is a God. Illusion? There is an illusion that claims the human condition is better now, that illusion of progress has invaded its way into the corporate consciousness of the present day, and, it has been normalized. Solidarity If there is an argument that claims that past suffering has a dynamic…

Will anything change?

We have just witnessed a general election where people believe they have partaken in the ‘democratic process’.  We have witnessed newspapers indulging themselves in virtual blood sports. What if anything will change for the helpless in our present society? It is the purpose of this blog to point out that despite the ‘democratic process’ two groups of people remain in…

Locked Doors

From a train window i watched as the darkening sky froze gloom on the terrace houses, a malaise of the english classes. Semi detached, lone mansions all with their locked doors. The door, the space between ‘you’ and ‘me’ and maybe a murderer or two. Ends justify means, we human kind fear each other, if we’re on some vast evolutionary…

Bertie’s Rainbow road

Bertie walks on the night road away from the shadows in his mind, they have been there ever since he came home in 1943 and found his family blown away by a Nazi bomb. The sounds in his mind rise up to the hymn of the road, they were playing Al Bowlly that night singing, ‘The very thought of you’…

1967 Heaven

For a moment we had a touch of Eden. The mystery skies brought a rainbow to a dark place. And it was there in nature’s harvest, in full moon days of glory, that the rainbow maker and his friend took us to an English heaven. Cruel tyrant time can’t take away the Memory Mountains that we know we have. In…