Heroes Head

Michael Stipe and Kurt Cobain Freddie Mercury, Barack Hussein, Jack Kerouac, Kahlil Gibran, Oscar Wilde and Obi Wan,   Om Kolthoum, Naguib Mahfouz, Rumi, Khayyam and Amos Oz, Lennon, McCartney, Charles Darwin Tank Man, Hitchens, James Baldwin,   Nelson Mandela, Thomas Sankara, Pablo Neruda, Che Guevara, Carol Ann Duffy and Angelou This, my heroes, is […]

My Top 40s of all Time

My 40 Best Albums of All Time Automatic for the People R.E.M. (1992) Brothers in Arms DIRE STRAITS (1985) Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band THE BEATLES (1967) Achtung Baby U2 (1991) The Stone Roses THE STONE ROSES (1989) Graceland PAUL SIMON (1986) The Joshua Tree U2(1987) Let It Be THE BEATLES (1970) Definitely Maybe OASIS (1994) Nevermind NIRVANA (1991) (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? OASIS (1995) Monster R.E.M. (1994) Different Class PULP (1995) The Beatles (The White Album) THE BEATLES (1968) […]

20/20

Even with perfect hindsight we would properly make a sumptuous mess given all the years again a cat-and-mouse painting of delightful colour an elixir of youth to be drunk slowly, and then lived as we did, we pleasure seeking lotus-eaters venturing for energy and acceptable gods and then sending wish-you-were-here postcards over the hills and […]