Tag: Surreal

MAKING DRACULA REDUNDANT

‘Bono’s Worse Nightmare’ I’ve been watching the new take on Dracula on the TV. I’m two episodes in. It’s not brilliant but I score it OK. The thing is the writers have missed a trick. To be certain to save yourself from Dracula you have to remember to carry a crucifix around with you at

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THE CLOAK

‘In The Days Before Tomorrow’ I got a marketing brochure selling vitamins and an easier menopause in the post. I’ve no idea how they got my name and address. The thing was that on the front cover it said ‘START THE NEW YEAR ON THE RIGHT FOOT’. It wasn’t a lot of use to me,

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SNOWFLAKES AND FIRE

‘The Sea Puts on a Show For Free’ I was fighting with insomnia when I wrote this. Couldn’t sleep. It didn’t help that The Arsenal had lost to the Chavs in a game we deserved to win. It’s at times like these words choose themselves and I keep out of their way. The death toll

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SACRED HOLLYWOOD

‘The Way It Is’ by Zoolon Bored senseless, we roll the dice to see who gets to write the next line. Nothing better to do on the third day in a row of dark skies, Atlantic storms chasing each other through The Channel. Wet and windy. Windy and wet. Here’s what the dice gave us;

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ONCE I WAS A UNICORN

‘Sun Day, Sunday’ by Zoolon I’m taking a short break from blogging. A working break as I’ve a bespoke new business website project to sort and a mass of other things to do, so rather than just sit here dripping on about the pressure I’m under I figure I’d get it all done. I’ll be

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TICK TOCK & MR MOUNTAIN TOP

(classic, official Beatles ‘Back in the USSR’ tie from way back. To eBay or not eBay, that is the question) How can someone be busy and bored at the same time? I quite good at that. Anyway, a stab at a new lyric? Not sure. As I was wondering where words come from, this one took

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TRADING INSULTS

(a statue I spotted along West Cliff, Ramsgate – for reasons unknown, it seems to fit my song posted below) As I understand it the 38th parallel is the dividing line between North and South Korea. I think it was about 4 years ago when the North were talking about how close they were to

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