This is a spring cleaning job on the content of this blog. The archive tends to make things unwieldy, and disappear into a backwards chronology. Subjects are wide-ranging so might be hard to track. I started this blog on the e-blogger platform in 2008, and it has come a long way since I transferred… Read More A ROUND UP OF ARTHEALSWOUNDS ARTICLES TO DATE
1: Who are the Muses? 2: The Male Muses of Pop 3: The Male Muse in the Arts 4: The Muse as Nemesis 5: The Muse in Astrology 6: The Roles of the Male Muse 7: Be Your Own Muse 1: Who are the Muses? On seven-hour flights I get some great ideas. I scramble in… Read More IN SEARCH OF THE MALE MUSE
Jeepster on Fly Records, 1971 Flashback to 1971. The colour’s hazy in my mind but my memory tells me on one side it was spliced down the middle with one hemisphere an iridescent orange, and the other was salmon pink like the label and sleeve. But apparently it was purple. It was a totally beautiful.… Read More How to Jeepstart the present using music from the past.
Recently I was asked to do a Desert Island Discs choice, to select the top ten songs that moved me, songs that had an impact on my life. I’ve often thought how true the line by Noel Coward is ‘extraordinary how potent cheap music is.’ Its power is so underestimated. The paradox is that cheap… Read More Top Ten Songs that had an Impact on my Life