Afterglow (2006) – INXS - INXS were an Australian rock band fronted by the dynamic lead singer and main lyricist Mitchael Hutchence. They achieved international success from the mid to late 80s and early 90s with records like Listen Like Thieves, Kick and X selling…
Near death and contemplation of God from Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe - As you may have gleaned from my recent book quotations I have been working my way through the literary classics with great gusto. I aim to present a weekly book quote on this blog every Wednesday. I’m currently reading Robinson…
Glad Wrap and other ‘Broken Shoelace’ events - So here I am unwrapping the dreaded ‘glad-wrap’ plastic to seal over a plate of food that I will perhaps reheat the next day….and I’m in kind of a hurry. When you are cooking for just one, you’re always in…
Blue Skies Have Returned to Bogotá – 27th of June 2019 - For the first time in a long while, Bogotá (the capital of Colombia) has had one whole day of radiant blue skies. This year, the typically wet season months in Bogota – April and May extended their melancholic deluge into…
The Happy Prince – Oscar Wilde (adapted and directed by Orson Welles) - When I was a child, I used to play this record incessantly. Today, as a 45 year old man, it still brings a tear to my eye! It remains the most beautiful and heart-wrenching fable I have ever had the…
Full Index – ‘Reflections’ posts
- Afterglow (2006) – INXS
- Near death and contemplation of God from Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
- Glad Wrap and other ‘Broken Shoelace’ events
- Blue Skies Have Returned to Bogotá – 27th of June 2019
- The Happy Prince – Oscar Wilde (adapted and directed by Orson Welles)
- 11.00 am ANZAC day 2003
- Tarot Suite – Mike Batt and Friends (1979)
- The Puss’ Bus is for Us
- ‘Watching (yourself) like you are a snake’
- Murky Waters
- The Tattoo
- My Family Cartoon
- Chomsky on Žižek and Peterson’s ‘Logos’ and ‘I act as if God exists’.
- The Political Compass Test. Where do you sit on the Political Spectrum?
- Roma – A Latino Cinematic Masterpiece (2018)
- Do you believe in Santa Claus?
- What happened to the political left and why I bailed out?
- Ezra Klein, a rational or irrational lefty?
- What is True? The most provocative yet necessary philosophical debate of our time?
- Reflections on The World’s Toughest Man – David Goggins
- Overlooking the Observer – What Buddhism seeks to address
- Is the Intellectual Dark Web starting to eat its own?
- Colombian Police are just doing their Job
- The Screen
- Becoming rich and successful
- The Magazine
- The Pamphlets
- The Wonder Years and ‘Catch The Wind’
- The Telegram
- The 20c Lolly Packet
- Trax boy and now ain’t dat a man!
- North Brother Mountain
- My Wooden Cutting Board
- The story didn’t die
- Lost Tribe
- Few people know what it’s like
- The Appointment
- A brutal four minutes for religion
- A Christian man once said
- 20 Seconds of Insane Courage
- Gold Nugget
- Transformational Leadership at its most potent – Gandhi
- Sam Harris – Chistrianity, God, Hell and The Bible
- I got some pussy today, regrettably as it turns out.
- There is now a different kind of stalker on the prowl. Cyberstalker.
- Snapshot of my life as a ‘Temp’
- The Shed