Drums Over the Mersey

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. In 1985 Liverpool did a 36 hour Drumathon Concert – Drums Over the Mersey, the second such event, the first being a mere 24 Hours, in aid of Alderhey Children’s Hospital, 1983. Both concerts were organised by a localContinue reading “Drums Over the Mersey”

Two Tribes

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. I hate (football) ‘International’ breaks. The suspension of Premier League fixtures for World Cup, European Championship qualifier fixtures. I especially hate breaks to accommodate international friendly’s, essentially pointless fixtures in order for FIFA, UEFA et. al. to make money.Continue reading “Two Tribes”

FIGHT

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Fight for treatment. Fight for life. With waiting lists for NHS treatment currently at a record breaking high (6,000,000+ and counting, waiting for treatment, to receive a Cancer Diagnosis is even more alarming. I have spoke of this inContinue reading “FIGHT”

Suicide

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. In the UK A man dan dies every 45 minutes from Prostate Cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, there are over 164,000 cancer deaths in the UK each year, which is about 450 each day. 1 in 2 people (in theContinue reading “Suicide”

Antimatter £42.5 trillion a Gram

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. What is humanity’s most valuable commodity? So precious that you are unable to buy more? Once lost, can never be replenished? Yet, is also the commodity that we take most for granted and waste most often? Can we compareContinue reading “Antimatter £42.5 trillion a Gram”

Go Early or Delay?

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in men. Best case for men with advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer is ten years tops. Treatment goals for men with advanced prostate cancer include prolonging survival, preventing or delaying symptomsContinue reading “Go Early or Delay?”

The Doorway Effect

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Why does walking through doorways make us forget? Forgetting why you entered a room is called the “Doorway Effect”, and it may reveal as much about the strengths of human memory, as it does the weaknesses. We’ve all doneContinue reading “The Doorway Effect”

From Liverpool to Russia With Love

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Children of Chernobyl Benefit Concert The Children of Chernobyl Benefit Concert was held at the Dynama Stadium in Minsk, (Dynamo Minsk Olympic Stadium) BSSR on April 23 and 24, 1991, five years after the nuclear reactor’s meltdown. The event featured bands from around the world andContinue reading “From Liverpool to Russia With Love”

The Empty Suit 

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. 17 months in, today (29/9/21), ‘Sir Keith’ in all his glowing emptiness made his first ‘F2F’ (Leader) party speech to Labour Conference. There is still every indication that Starmer is utterly intransigent and will continue to butt his headContinue reading “The Empty Suit “

Let’s Talk About Death

Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Truth is we are really shit at dying? Our own death and those of our loved ones. We are just not very comfortable with death and dying? The only certainty in life, we know it’s going to come yetContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Death”