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Everybody Knows (1988) – Leonard Cohen

This song is for those who like to maintain appearances and feel secure that their secrets remain in the closet. I think this song poetically is one of Leonard’s finest and sung below by his good friend Rufus Wainwright which

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3/1/22 – 9/01/22 Deadliness of COVID, 100 Best Songs 2021 & My Girlfriend

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. How Deadly is COVID? – Jay Bhattacharrya and Lex FridmenVideo at Lex Clips Jay Bhattacharya is a professor of medicine at Stanford University and

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Every Grain of Sand (1981) – Bob Dylan

I familiarised myself with Every Grain of Sand after hearing it on 1991’s The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991 (version below) featuring Jennifer Warnes on backing vocal. I was in complete awe of it when I first

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) – Andre Ovredal (Friday’s Finest)

Friday’s finest continues down the horror- supernatural trail after last week’s Young Frankensteen and before that Hereditary. This week’s movie The Autopsy of Jane Doe is about father-and-son coroners who experience supernatural phenomena while examining a body. The movie went

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Evermore (2004) – Hillsong

After I became baptised at Mornington Baptist Church I couldn’t hear enough of the 2004 Hillsong album – For All You’ve Done which peaked at No1 on the Australian album charts. A lot of the songs from that album will

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The AnkiDroid Collection (Part 9) – Bosons, Zeitgeist & Ludwig Boltzmann

Ankidroid additions related to Science, History and Philosophy. You can find more information about Ankidroid in my post – Learning a Second Language and Ankidroid. Bosons Bosons are a type of force field of nature which can oscillate wildly, so

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Even Flow (1991) – Pearl Jam

Even Flow is the third song to appear here from Pearl Jam’s debut masterpiece record – Ten. More information about my connection to this music and the founding of Pearl Jam is in my article on their debut single ‘Alive‘.

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27/12/21 – 2/01/22 Survival Shelter, 2021 Movie List & Advice for Young People

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Building complete and warm survival shelter – Bushcraft earth hut, grass roof and fireplace with clayVideo at Cyprien Outdoor Adventures It was a nice

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Eugene Onegin Overture (1879) – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

It’s raining again here in Bogotá and by golly did I need this tune on New Years Day to lift the spirits! Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer of the Romantic period. The Eugene Onegin Overture is the second featured Tchaikovsky

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Young Frankenstein (1974) – Mel Brooks (Friday’s Finest)

I can’t believe this comedy classic was made the year I was born. This is my favourite from Mel Brooks and he even said in this documentary it was his best picture. It is the second feature from Mel to

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