Danse des jouets

A birthday jingle for my mamma! Happy birthday, mum! :-)
And yes, the advertising industry has ruined tinkly sounds for everybody.

Nevertheless: here is Danse des jouets… and it is the first time I’ve live recorded the motley of random instruments I’ve got lying about, and tried to put all the sounds together…

On Selma…

I heard it was snubbed for awards. This is interesting to me, because when I finally went to see it, I was SEVERELY underwhelmed. And now what I want you to remember dear reader, is that what follows is not a review of the civil rights movement, or of the proceedings at Selma, but rather a review …

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I finally understand: it’s a soap opera

I have been on a history kick of late. It started when I stumbled across (for the umpteentrillionth time), the whole Black Egypt / Black Israelites knickers-twistup of a memeplex, and fell into the Ancient Eqypt maw of some leviathan wikipedia hyper-tesseract that had me leaping back and forth through the millenia and open-new-tabbing my way across the Sahel and into imperial Germany and …

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