I don’t naturally lean towards poetry, I prefer the straightforwardness of prose. At the same time, I know that poetry, like music, can affect me in ways a novel or film never could. So, I’m always on the look-out for entry points to poetry, and I recently found one in the works of Pablo Neruda.Continue reading “Love Life, Love Poetry”
My last blog was on my favourite apps, websites and purchases of 2017, this is on my favourite movies, songs and books of 2017. Remember to tell me yours! Here are mine: Continue reading “My Favourites Of 2017 Part 2: Movies, Books and Songs, What’s Yours?”
The sun is out, vacation time is upon us and it’s time to think about what to do during your leisure time. Here’s my list to help you out: Continue reading “My Summer List For Trashy Music, Fun Movies and Good Reads”
It’s that time of the year. I’ve collated my list for each category (plus podcasts). There’s been some great stuff out this year, and I’m sure I’ve missed much, so let me know what you liked!
In a world of shallow, manufactured and derivative music, where the only controversies are how vulgar the lyrics or videos are, Saul Williams stands out. He’s a singer, poet, activist and artist. His songs are full of passion and politics. It reminds me of the early days of Hip Hop when it was angry, defiant and political.
Saul came out with a new album a few months called “MartyrLoserKing”. It’s play on the name Martin Luther King Continue reading “How Music Can Challenge Power”
I could have made my list a lot longer, but I’ve tried to keep it short. I’ve also included my favourite TV, podcasts and purchases of the year. Let me know your favourites with a one line explanation – I’ll then send out the compiled list next week! Continue reading “My Favourite Books/Movies/Music/Apps Of 2015, What’s Yours?”
I’m about to take time out for my summer holidays. I like to fantasize about what I’ll get up to; that is, before reality hits and I end up doing admin, some DIY and vegging around. Here’s what would be on my fantasy list: Continue reading “What I’ll Be Reading/Listening/Watching On My Summer Holiday”