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Come Healing (2012) – Leonard Cohen

How I have been champing at the bit to write about this spiritual anthem and finally it has arrived in alphabetical cadence. It titled an earlier post ‘Leonard Cohen’s ‘Come Healing’ and 5 other contemporary spiritual masterpieces‘. There are scant singer-songwriters

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‘Life, bottom heavy like a kangaroo’ – Anthony Burgess

This is the third excerpt presented here from Anthony Burgess’ masterpiece Earthly Powers. Octogenarian British writer Kenneth Toomey recalls with spectacular clarity (as he almost always does) his visit to Australia in 1930 or thereabouts. Australia is where I was

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Come Around (2003) – David Bridie

Come Around is the second song to come from David Bridie’s 2003 album Hotel Radio. What comes to mind when I hear David Bridie and his band My Friend The Chocolate Cake are memories swirling about that iconic neon sign

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3/5 – 9/5/21 incl. The Big Lebowski, Ivermectin & Vaccines

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Jeff Bridges, John Goodman And Steve Buscemi Talk ‘The Big Lebowski’ In Extended Inteview | TODAY Video interview at Today Last night I received

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Colgando en tus manos (2008) – Carlos Baute

When I arrived in Colombia this was the Latina hit on the airwaves and I couldn’t help but like it. The video below is excellent and the song as catchy to the ear as they come. It is produced and

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The Hunt (Jagten 2012)- Thomas Vinterberg (Friday’s Finest)

This Danish Drama had a big impact on me when I first saw it. It presents a most compelling moral dilemma and unveils how a small Danish village comes to terms with it. I have been fascinated with Danish culture

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Cold as Christmas (1983)- Elton John

I’m a huge fan of Elton John’s Too low for Zero album and Cold as Christmas brings the temperature down, way down as only John can do to open up for the title track. This song is not a big

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Continuning with AnkiDroid…

Last Wednesday, I discussed how I came in touch with AnkiDroid and the wonders it has done for bolstering my daily learning of Spanish and English. Today I present just 3 cards that I added to my Anki. It requires

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Clouds (1988) – The Go-Betweens

I could write a 10 thousand word essay about this song, but I’m a lazy tard. It incorporates Dylan’s Love Minus Zero in the concert version below and I find it captivating. I have written before and I’ll say it

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26/4 – 2/5/21 incl. Meaning 3.0, Simulation & Corrupted Science

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. DarkHorse Podcast with Jamie Wheal & Bret Weinstein Video podcast at Bret Weinstein The slogan of my blog is the quote from Michel Legrand

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