Tag Archives: David Bowie

Cancer, Aging, & Second-hand Sheila

Today’s tune is by David Bowie, and is about fashion. This blog, however, is about its dark-matter twin. Aka, “Wear whatever the hell you want. Because you’re old(er) now.” Young lasses who are gobsmacked whenever a woman over 30 wears … Continue reading

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It is Margaret We Mourn for: a Poetic Blog

“Margaret are you grieving Over Goldengrove unleaving? Leaves like the things of man, You, with your fresh thoughts care for, can you?“ “Spring and Fall“, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1880) As a morbid adolescent, I fell in love with this poem … Continue reading

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Pressing the Reset Button

Warnings: Malcolm Tucker has entered the room … oh, & a sweary song about a dinosaur The reset button is the neutron-flow polar opposite of the big red button which must never be pushed. It’s the one which, in my … Continue reading

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