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November 25th, 2019, 9:48 am

I admit to watching the Parliament channel with Bercow (don't ask). Question Time played itself after His Dark Materials and some arts documentaries I watched on Friday evening.

I appreciate Morris's work to preserve historical buildings in London as I live in spacious conversions, while the "workers" are stack in shoebox paradise safely away from my (protected) skyline.
 
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November 25th, 2019, 1:33 pm

On the waterfront? Is it carbon/methane neutral?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXMvDBW94sw
 
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November 25th, 2019, 9:56 pm

"Question Time' is a useless programme

here's a real interviewer
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vefD3WSiis
 
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November 26th, 2019, 1:24 am

On the waterfront? Is it carbon/methane neutral?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXMvDBW94sw
I doubt. In one there was a spa level with a swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. I sometimes visited the sauna (I covered the benches in towels to avoid catching folliculitis or other Helgefally transmitted diseases). Unfortunately no ice pond so cold shower had to do. The only people I met there were City boys who wanted to impress their one-night ladies. Otherwise it stood empty eating up energy, reminding me how much I wanted to go back to the forest and jump in the river :'-(

Maybe Morris wasn't a hypocrite, but - even if his intentions were sincere - he was the man of his people, not the people. Apropos the people, what I witnessed two weeks ago when doing some voluntary work screamed out even louder for divine punishment. A young, healthy man, claiming all sorts of benefits (he also claimed that he was a musician, which I struggled to believe, and complained that he spent too much on his 3 girlfriends who drink a lot). He lived on his own in a 2-bed flat (in its current condition it reminded me of Brazilian favelas, but it definitely had a potential). Previously he was a squatter and occupied in a group a building, which the council wanted to refurbish. Since they couldn't kick the squatters out in the street, they had to relocate them - each person to an independent council flat.
 
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January 27th, 2020, 1:44 am

Mid-winter blues antidote. : )

Sweet Virginia - Rolling Stones

"Wadin' through the waste stormy winter
And there's not a friend to help you through
Tryin' to stop the waves behind your eyeballs
Drop your reds, drop your greens and blues..."

From Exile on Main Street, 1972

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January 28th, 2020, 3:52 am

Another one for the chilly winter night collection.

Baba O'Riley - The Who

In case people did not get it, the Stones song was for Paul's mid-winter Brexit blues - as they were effectively exiles from the UK when they recorded "Exile on Main Street."

There were some very wild house parties in the South of France, to be sure, but they still managed to record this wonderful blues-gospel-rock and roll album, partly at Keith's villa.

As for The Who, yes it is a very familiar song, but no, it is not called "Teenage Wasteland." Hehe!

It is Baba O'Riley (and not O'Reilly either). 

Full volume is perfect though. : )
 
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January 28th, 2020, 10:29 am

“My parents were Hungarian immigrants. They took the name MacIntyre 'cause they thought it sounded more American!”
 
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January 30th, 2020, 10:49 pm

One more for the winter music series. 

This is a lovely tribute to souls that were, that are, and that will be someday. : )

In the Garden of Souls - Vas 
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January 30th, 2020, 11:28 pm

I go back to old favourite classics.
Pergolesi "Stabat Mater"
 
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February 1st, 2020, 2:17 am

Can you hear what they are singing in 30:40 or is it just me?? For Chris sake, it's about the Holy Virgin!
 
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February 1st, 2020, 2:24 am

Can you hear what they are singing in 30:40 or is it just me?? For Chris sake, it's about the Holy Virgin!
Well, you have a very interesting mind when it comes to this sort of thing. So I checked it out and I do hear that now.

But I would not have thought that way before. ; )
 
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February 1st, 2020, 3:24 am

Thinking back to a concert some years ago...

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - Ptocatta

Some might find it frustrating - with wild twists and turns sort of like King Crimson, can be abrasive, then soothing, then abrasive, then..., but BOTM are interesting....

Here's another one:

Univers Zero - Phosphorescent Dreams

and finally 

Art Zoyd - Musique Pour L'Odyssee

If Eno has Music for Airports, I have Music for Bunkers. 

exner, if you are out there watching, I know you will appreciate this little collection. : )
 
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February 1st, 2020, 3:59 am

and resolve to somethings that float and soar

Echoes - Pompeii - Pink Floyd
1971

a nice pairing with this:

Starless - King Crimson
1974
 
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February 1st, 2020, 12:29 pm

 
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February 1st, 2020, 1:30 pm

well, you are right - it is becoming a music thread - where are the fiber arts? ha ha.  

But I have been working on those too!

Why even put this stuff up on a quant forum, I'm really not sure anymore. But here we are... : D
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