If there is one author whose books I read and read again it is Terry Pratchett. His crazy cast of characters, the total outside the box thinking and the story lines and dare I say it, the lack of chapters! Every book a goldmine of joy, intelligence and satirical brilliance set in a world made […]
A funny thing happened only about two weeks ago. Someone gave us about the entire series of Justified: The series about US Marshal Raylan Gibbons set in Harlan County. For some reason I decided to read up on it and found some interesting information about the backgound of the series which explained the origin of […]
Update: I just found some photos made at the concert I am talking about and my God how sad he looks in these photos. I remember Lou Reed. It was 1974 and I was only 18. I was at my most IT girlish and had made my way into the music hall in my usual […]
A blast from the past. JJ Gale passed away today. May he rest in peace. Here are two of my favorites from when I was an it girl in Amsterdam so many lives ago. After Midnight and Cocaine.
Found on a path near his home where he slipped of a cement step AND he may have been hit over the head? Another one of those convenient deaths we have been witnessing recently. Splitting the Sky was an awesome activist. A warrior for peace and justice. He was 61 when he died and I […]
Russell Means, Oglalah Sioux and long time Native American activist and all round teacher and thinker died of Cancer at 72. He has been one of my personal heroes since he and his fellow activists took back Wounded Knee in 1973. May he walk with his ancestors in eternal peace!
Rest in peace dear Lynn. You courageous wonderful woman you! Lynn Margulis: 1938-2011 The family of Lynn Margulis has announced that she died at home on Tuesday, November 22, at the age of 73. She had suffered a serious hemorrhagic stroke on Friday, November 18 – so serious that there was no chance of recovery. […]
I didn’t know Jeanette MacKinlay but like a lot of us I dreaded the moment we all knew one way or another was coming. Well, it has come and like a lot of us I grieve for Jeanette. I didn’t know her but I knew her courage, her art, and her integrity. Jeanette died of […]