“And when the barrator had disappeared, he turned his talons upon his companion and grappled with him right above the moat. But sooth the other was a doughty sparhawk. To clapperclaw him well and both of them fell in the middle of the boiling pond” Dante-Divine comedy-Inferno: Canto XXII
“because it’s my incarnation of hell on earth – an end no less, it felt as if the version I’d been working on was a sudden manifestation of what was happening.”
” Those midwives to history, put on their bloody robes” David Bowie-Teenage Wildlife. “One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful […]
“Are people crazy? People waited all their lives. They waited to live, they waited to die. They waited in line to buy toilet paper.” Charles Bukowski.
So the year that was January has come and gone then, and whilst the US moved one goosestep closer to what Orwell portended as a vision of the future,
“I wish I could spend my days, lost in the pursuit of paint, all in the name of a greater journey-THAT greater journey.” Me-November 18th 2009
“People were already beginning to forget, what horrible suffering the war had brought them. I did not want to cause fear and panic, but to let them know how dreadful war is, and to stimulate peoples powers of resistance” Otto Dix. “What’s the bravest thing you ever did? He spat in the road a bloody […]
“…he wondered if Mozart had any intuition that the future did not exist, that he had already used up his little time. Maybe I have too, Rick thought as he watched the rehearsal move along. This rehearsal will end, the performance will end, the singers will die, eventually the last score of the music will […]