A MISCELLANY OF THOUGHTS COLLECTED JANUARY 2017

 Here’s a thing guys.

Driving around near Birkenhead last week, my aunt ill, my last elderly blood relative, alternating between quiet musing and playing items of music…

… and thinking inevitably about my declining years, how much change I’ve inevitably noticed/been a part of, during over 60 years when to a greater or lesser degree, I’ve been struck gently or forcefully by various stuff, items and events local and national, I was impressed by the apparent relevance and appropriateness of these musical pieces to my musings and perhaps to my current situation, using that as a thumbprint for my wider situation where- like some of you guys- I’m at over 2/3 of “My Journey” completed. They’re like a rash of starting guns going pop,pop,pop.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGR2eYVgVbs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXmMmamZUJY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL5eYvIQPNY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CF6zk4c6x2g

The titles give clues,signposts…

What’s our place? We’re insignificant cogs. Unless we realise it. Then- we’re disillusioned. A bit freer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GorqroigqM

We’re stuck in place: Our job is to consume stuff. Period. We happy with that offer?

Then today I saw: From John Harris

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/13/jeremy-corbyn-big-radical-ideas?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Gmail

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