And the wrong words make you listen… In this criminal world…

This much I remember from my International Law class, because this was the crux of it: states (nations, countries) can do what they want. They can forge agreements, and they can break them. There’s little to stop them from doing so. Sometimes sanctions work, sometimes they don’t; and with the number of states in the…

Well, I might be able to stretch it to Wednesday…

I remember my 20th birthday. I was sitting in a campus pub with a couple of friends and was delighted at how mature I felt. Somehow turning 20 made me an adult. (Emerging from my teen years, up until the moment it actually happened, I’d been dreading, for fear of becoming old.) I hadn’t done…

I’m ready… I’m ready… I’m ready…

Today, the Bowie official Facebook page excerpted Mojo’s four-star review of The Next Day. One quote: “On this day, The Next Day, the world wakes up to an entirely different David Bowie, an attack dog unleashed and unrepentant.” I love, I love, I love. Just the idea, I love. This sentiment, I love… (Also a…

Do you like girls or boys… It’s confusing these days…

Ah, Outside album… you keep coming back to haunt me. All it took to pique my curiosity yesterday was the post on Bowie’s official Facebook page, commemorating the 17th anniversary of the release of the Hallo Spaceboy single. They quote Bowie as once saying of the track: “I adore that track. In my mind, it…