Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Broke Christmas – A Hanging Bandits’ Christmas song — The Hanging Bandits

It’s been a long time since I checked in here, I have a new job and it takes up an  inordinate amount of time. I mean to check in and post some new material toward the end of this year … Continue reading

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Astronautalis and the death of Muhammed Ali

Sue Vincent was kind enough to feature my strange and ponderous writing on her blog and today I’ll reblog it over here. This is a short journal excerpt from a personally important weekend in 2016 that reaffirmed my friendships and … Continue reading

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Homelessness and Poverty – Cruelty and The Cold in Pre-World War 3 Britain

  A strange world, where you go on facebook and find people warning you not to give to the homeless. Here’s the initial message, “Do not give any money to the so called homeless people outside Asda and around the town centre … Continue reading

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The Past, Present and Future of Journeys Through Pre-World War 3 Britain and a Thanks

I started this with a different vision to other travel blogs. Where most are interested in getting you decent deals, suggesting places to travel, giving general advice for travellers or people in certain areas, mine is really about the experience. … Continue reading

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Slowing down at Christmas; Christmas myths

It’s Christmas time, which has all but halted my progress on the blog. Currently, I’m working to maintain contagious levels of Christmas spirit in the form of candy cane movies and World War 2 gaming, besides that, I’m also trying … Continue reading

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Trading Healthcare for Oil Wars

If you need surgery to be healthy, or to live, you’ve gotta lose weight or quit smoking. If not, the government has decreed that you must continue to suffer, or die. At least, that’s the news if you slice off … Continue reading

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Life Math – Living in the now, escaping the boredom and malaise of daily life

  I’ve been reading Reddit. This isn’t a great idea. It reminds you that the people you share the planet with are insane. You, me and everyone else. None of us know what’s going on, although some of us know … Continue reading

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Lost on the Mountain High

The story of four smokers on Scafell Pike. Sympathy for the stoner. Weed as an exploration enhancing drug. Public perception of marijuana. Deciding who to help. Passive eugenics. Why smoke and travel? The story is this; four guys go up … Continue reading

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The Mayweather/McGregor superfight and Magic.

Something different to usual. The Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather fight from a distance. The circus and the landmark. It’s significance. Coming together. What we can learn about magic.  When we look back at different times in our lives, we rarely remember … Continue reading

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