Whispers & Screams
And Other Things

Nostalgia

Nostalgia is only such a strong feeling because we cant see the part of our lives thats yet to happen.
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Loch Coruisk

Loch Coruisk by Sidney Richard Percy 1874



“Rarely human eye has known
A scene so stern as that dread lake,
With its dark ledge of barren stone...”


Sir Walter Scott 1814

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Energy crisis?

We are sitting on the thin cool crust of a rotating ball of lava travelling at 67,000mph closely around a massive, luminous ball of plasma which is 100 times the size of our ball of lava and has a thermonuclear fusion reactor at its core that is held together by gravity and we have an energy crisis because were running out of the leftover black residues of plant and animal life that have lived here before us.

Are we quite mad??!!
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To be British






















“I am convinced that every man of you would rise up and tear me down from my place if I were for one moment to contemplate parley or surrender. If this long island story of ours is to end at last, let it end only when each of us lies choking in his own blood upon the ground.”Winston Churchill speech to the cabinet, (1939)

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Memories


Memories, in life, are like images seen through the distortive lens of a wall of glass bricks.


As time goes by, the memory becomes more distant and the glass gets thicker.


But sometimes, out of the blue, a moment sharpens a focus.


Maybe a smell or a sound, a piece of music or just a thought process can take you back through the glass.


You see it again with clarity for a moment in time.


Your minds eye stops, time stops and you look around..


And then its gone.
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