MARILYN, THE PAPARAZZI & PLANET MARS

‘Not my lucky day’ – read on! I tried my best but couldn’t find the photographer’s name for this, so I can’t credit it Weeks and weeks of rain. Every now and then some hailstones; every other day early morning frost. So, totally unexpected, on Christmas morning here in South-East England, sun – zero wind,

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RUSTY TINS & VIOLINS

‘On The Outside Looking In – A Travel Agent’s Shop Window’ It’s Christmas any day now. Stating the obvious, this year is nearly over. Time to give my head a break for a few days. I’ll catch up with you all soon. The main thing is that I’d like to thank all of you for

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ME & MY GUN

Artist ‘Iced-Blackberry’ 2012 There’s an annoying Christmas ad on TV that has a melody I don’t particularly like yet it’s one of those songs that get inside your head. Christmas songs on ads are often like it. I call them creativity destroyers. I checked out the one that was killing my creativity. It’s a song

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LOOKING FOR REASONS

It was pretty cold Sunday morning. I drove over to the town of Deal to take a long walk around the place and reflect on the last few days. If I’d left it another half hour I’d of got soaked. The main thing was that the sea could see I was struggling for reasons –

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FRIDAY 13TH – ‘ON THE EDGE’

‘Empty Days’ Friday 13th was never going to be a good day. I guess that’s life. Dark days ahead Now we’re being led By the fat cat living dead So we live in fear instead For the future just read dread It’s messed up inside my head How easy they misled The gullible overfed With

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100 YEARS FROM NOW

The sky will last forever The clouds are temporary In a 100 years from now What remains will be a poisoned sea Some will call it tragic When the sea puts on its show for free Just rotting fish and plastic A becalmed toxic destiny Idiots and profiteers Sit back and watch it on TV

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TWO FACES

‘China Album Cover’ On the one hand it’s been a good week as I’ve just got my music into China. Hopefully the bespoke for ‘China only’ album ‘All Winter Long’ will be heard there via all the major streaming platforms. That’s the plan anyway. On the other hand, I’ve got the flu and and can’t

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CHARCOAL CARTOONS

”Outside the Unknown’ DARK SIDE OF NOWHERE Stay away from the entrance Shut your eyes, you’re immune On the dark side of nowhere You’re a charcoal cartoon Like nightmares and dreams Lookalikes never look back They say there’s no in-between When you’re just one of the pack I’ll write new a song Dedicate it to

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THE SEAGULL & THE CROUTONS

I’m an idiot for not taking a video of the gull. I’ll tell you why. For the first day in ages it had stopped raining and was just warm enough for me to have my breakfast outside a café – Eggs Benedict for what it’s worth. Halfway through eating I spotted this gull stood at

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MISS SALLY UMBRELLA

‘Miss Sally Umbrella’ Artist Unknown – sourced from Pinterest  The day they chopped down the last tree on earth was the day the humans stopped breathing. No oxygen, no humans. A few of us got lucky. We’d already had our brains transferred to robots. Not just any old robots. Proper human looking robots with eyes

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