Dicking It to the Man

steve-barker-yNlZ2Hpm4to-unsplashThe measure of a man’s character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out.”

— Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800 – 1859), British historian and MP.

The internet did a wonderful job of showing true colours with illegal music downloads alone; people who would never dare shoplift having a field day doing exactly that via the world wide web. Continue reading

A review of Ian Arkley’s second solo album via poetic journeys on the London Underground

ArkleyII_COVERIan Arkley’s second solo album two is compellingly converse. Frequently touching on fiercely hunting, it equally remains subtle throughout. two picks up where one left of with bells on thanks to the addition of a dulcimer, lyre and pitched down acoustic guitar for bass. Mastering and layout are by Michael Shaffer of label Opa Loka Records, on which two is released; beyond that, Ian is responsible for all aspects including photographs and artwork. Continue reading


photographe-evjf-greg-JQ-H52JsVLg-unsplashA collection of twelve short poems never more than thirty-six words long. From subjects such as friends, middle-age, still being cool despite the former, lies, food, family, cats, being rude, tradition and more!

With thanks to EVJF GREG for use of the image. Continue reading