Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

Essential Listening: The Best Albums Of 2016

For progressives (a term I loathe personally, as it implies – and it most cases applies – a self-righteous monopoly on the truth) 2016 may well go down as one of the worst in recent memory; Brexit, Trump’s unfathomable election, … Continue reading

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We blew it.

Leonard Cohen once prophesied ‘Democracy is coming, to the USA’. But despite its lyrical brilliance I highly doubt he would have pictured Donald Trump ever becoming America’s president when ‘Democracy’ was penned twenty-five years ago. I recognise there’s something macabre … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day – Everybody Knows by Leonard Cohen

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Song Of The Day – Tribute to Mum

My mum died a year ago today. This isn’t the time or place for me to write something thoughtful or sufficiently thorough, the kind of eulogy her formidable nature deserved, so to honour her I’ll use the one medium that … Continue reading

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Looking For Inspiration

I’m a writer, looking for inspiration Hoping to avoid the grisly realisation, That stark desperation And impending frustration, At my imagination’s constipation, Which is blocking inspiration   So I try to find inspiration By looking at the trees Growing their … Continue reading

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