Author: Zoolon

THE UNIQUE FIFI RONG

Every so often on social media we bump into a special talent. In the case of Fifi Rong a very special talent who hasn’t gone the generic route. I’d like to thank her for agreeing to let me run this feature on my blog. This short extract from her bio paints a picture of where

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ZOOLON’S 60 SECOND COVER OF MUMFORD’S ‘THE CAVE’

I just got featured in the Feb 2019 LIFOTI mag. It gets distributed over 80 countries in printed & digital version and is distributed on Amazon, Walmart, eBay, bookstores, newsstands, magazine gallery, institutional libraries & 200+ stores.  Neat. Anyway, here’s the improvisation/cover of the Mumford song, ‘The Cave’. Hope you enjoy; View this post on

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A BLUE, BLUE SKY

I got told there’s a sign in a Beijing hotel lobby that reads, ‘GOOD APPEARANCE PLEASE NO WATERMELON PLEASE’ What’s all that about? Brilliant. Somehow I’d like to see more random signs like this one. It’s like an untapped art genre. Anyway some music for a Sunday. An ambient instrumental I composed a while back

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BRAIN DEAD

‘And?’ I think I’m brain dead. At least that’s what it feels like. I’m getting used to it now. It always happens when I get too busy. I guess it happens to most people when Creativity says, “Stuff this, I’m off – it’s too much like hard work.” So, I’ve gone back to my old

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ZOOLON’S 60 SECONDS OF IMPROVISED GUITAR

‘Pointless’ Another 1 minute improvisation from my Instagram. Hope you enjoy; View this post on Instagram Guitar improv on my Fender Telecaster #guitarimprovisation #improv #guitar #guitarsolo #jazz #fender #telecaster #focusrite #relax #chillout #dover #uk #ernieball #ernieballstrings #blues A post shared by George Blamey-Steeden (@george.b.s_zoolon) on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:55am PST ‘Random Moment in a

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BLUE ANGELS

‘Hythe on a Friday in Feb’ BLUE ANGELS Instagram, your plucking at the feathers of blue angels They all claim a Photoshopped body beautiful She says, he says, “Look at me, see my great life, my ego flies It never ever, never ever, ever falls”   Deluded fantasy in a free gallery of wannabes And

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A NEW-BORN RAINBOW?

2.51PM Saturday, 9th February 2019. Ten minutes to go before a 3.00PM kick-off. Arsenal at home against Huddersfield. The game’s not on Sky so I’m rushing along the hallway to get to the PC to find a quality stream when there on the carpet my random mind tells me is a new-born rainbow. I’m not good

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ZOOLON’S 60 SECONDS COVER OF ‘SPEED OF SOUND’

My ‘one minute’ take on Coldplay’s ‘Speed of Sound’, a song the band never really liked, although I think the melody is right up there and relaxing, plus I rate Coldplay as one of the great bands. Anyhow, here is my guitar solo ‘one minute’ cover from my Instagram. I hope you enjoy; View this

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A CAT WITH A CAMERA

‘Nothing to Scratch Here’ You’ll have to bear with me on this one. It’s a bit mad. I had a ‘What if?’ moment. I was thinking that most photos I take are of things either ‘straight ahead’ of me or upwards. I never take shots at ground level – like, say a passionate artist type

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MUSHROOMS ON MARS

‘Hot Chocolate Central’ – Café Culture, Nivelles, Belgium For reasons I can’t explain I was wondering if mushrooms would grow on Mars. I never did work it out. Probably they don’t, but thinking about Mars I remembered this song I wrote. It’s one of my earlier ones. I last put it on the blog when I

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