Comment on the audience in a review of a recent Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets gig: "Many old couples of the retired geography teacher variety, lots of black T-shirts on fat bellies..."
It all comes down to this: One moment you are a Flower Child chilling to Pink Floyd at the UFO Club during the Summer of Love – the next thing, you've turned into an uncool retired teacher with a big belly! Carpe Diem! Where does the time go...
Out birding with Jane Christian (Mrs C) yesterday on Buckenham Marshes. Total raptor count: 3 x Common Buzzards - 2 x Hobbies - 1 x Marsh Harrier - 1 x Red Kite. And also a solitary Black Swan. (Oh no! Not a Black Swan Event – Google it.) The building is an old Norfolk Broads drainage wind-pump.
This week's Featured Artists are Fleetwood Mac and I'll also be playing tracks from the new Paul McCartney album Egypt Station. Any requests, just message me.
And now for something different: Charles Christian being interviewed on creative writing on somebody else's podcast
Diary Date: 2pm - 4pm (BST) today (Wednesday) The Late Lunch on Smart Radio with Charles Christian. Something Old, Some New, Something Rare, Something Blue. From retro pop rock to contemporary roots rock. More music, less chat.
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These four photos are by the writer (and Grievous Angel contributor) Gary Every who says "I have been photographing graffiti for many years with a special subset of Native American graffiti. The photos are mine but the graffiti is done by a guy named Chip Thomas. He is a black guy who has been serving the Navajo as a doctor for decades but began a project to reclaim abandoned buildings by wallpapering his photos of cultural pride atop the rural decay. He goes by the name of Jetsonorama."
The Navajo Nation’s reservation overlaps Arizona and New Mexico. These photos were taken at Lake Powell and Wupatki.
New Weird Tales Podcast
Episode #33 - 13th September of the Weird Tales Radio Show is available now on all the usual podcasts platforms, including Spotify. The show contains the first part of a major interview Brendan Keane on Celtic Revivalism, the Occult and the Irish Dimension. We also have news of the latest haunting: the Ghostly Nun of Fawkham Green – don’t look in the attic, that’s where her skull is stored! And we remember the curious tales of the New York Straw Hat Riot. No, really, people did take to the streets over wearing straw boaters out of season!
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