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Keep Moving

8 Apr

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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

― Albert Einstein

Don’t Waste It

7 Mar

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“Compassion is a wonderful virtue but don’t waste it on those undeserving. If someone has their boot on your neck, kick them in the balls, then discuss.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (Book)

Image from page 347 of “The Stratford Gallery;” (1859)

 

Music Speaks

21 Feb

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“Where words fail, music speaks.”

— Hans Christian Andersen

Songwriting team and brothers George Gershwin (1898-1937) & Ira Gershwin (1896-1983)

Like Being Free

17 Feb

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“On my best days, I can freely enjoy the slow passing of time, the tenderness that is in my life; I can feel the love I’m a part of surrounding me and flowing through me; I am near home and I am standing hand in hand with those I love, past and present, in the sun, on the outskirts of something that feels, almost…like being free.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (book)

Safe Travels

7 Feb

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“The trick is, you can only brighten the forest from beneath the canopy of its trees…from within. To bring the light, you must first make your way through the bramble-filled darkness. Safe travels.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (book)

Near The Bottom

1 Feb

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“Exhaustion has always been my friend and I don’t mind going there. Near the bottom of its fathomless pit I usually find results.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (book)

Have To Decide

28 Jan

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

— J R R Tolkien

My Depression Is Spewing

22 Jan

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“My depression is spewing like an oil spill all over the beautiful turquoise-green gulf of my carefully planned and controlled existence. Its black sludge is threatening to smother every last living part of me.”

Bruce Springsteen — Born To Run (book)

Somebody Up There Likes Me

14 Jan

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Iman posted this to her Instagram account on January 10, the one-year anniversary of David Bowie’s passing. What a fantastic double rainbow shot, and love the dramatic lighting. Good capture. Wonder if she shot it herself, from the balcony of where they live in Soho? It’s a feel-good, hopeful photo.

Somebody Up There Likes Me lyrics by David Bowie

He’s so divine, his soul shines.
Breaks the night, sleep tight.
His ever loving face smiles on the whole human race.
He says, “I’m somebody.”
He’s got his eye on your soul, his hand on your heart.

Somebody up there (somebody) likes me.
Nothing left his eye unmoved. He
Had the plan, he had to use (somebody).
He’s so divine, his soul shines (somebody).
Breaks the night, sleep tight (somebody out there, somebody).
His ever loving face smiles on the whole human race (somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody out there).

What I Say

10 Jan

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“I usually don’t agree with what I say very much.” — David Bowie

I miss you.

Hang On To Yourself

13 Dec

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If you think you’re going to make it, you’d better hang to yourself.

Song Hang On To Yourself by David Bowie

Scattered

3 Dec

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If I Give My Soul by Billy Joe Shaver

I’ll Wave My Flag

1 Dec

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Just look through your window; look who sits outside.
Little me is waiting, standing through the night.
When you’ll walk through your door, I’ll wave my flag and shout.

Love You Till Tuesday by David Bowie

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To Be Alive

25 Nov

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I See Right So White

19 Nov

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Hot Tramp, I Love You So!

15 Sep
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David Bowie painting Present Future Accepted – 1995

Rebel Rebel, you’ve torn your dress
Rebel Rebel, your face is a mess
Rebel Rebel, how could they know?
Hot tramp, I love you so!

Song Rebel Rebel by David Bowie.

We Look Divine

15 Sep

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Hey babe, your hair’s alright.
Hey babe, let’s go out tonight.
You like me, and I like it all.
We like dancing and we look divine.

Song Rebel Rebel by David Bowie.

We’ll Buy Some Drugs

13 Sep

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With you by my side, it should be fine.
We’ll buy some drugs and watch a band,
Then jump in the river holding hands.

Song Candidate by David Bowie.

Get It Here

9 Sep
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Los Angeles, 1974.

If you want it, boys, get it here, thing.
‘Cause hope, boys, is a cheap thing, cheap thing.

Song Sweet Thing by David Bowie.

The Centre Of Things

7 Sep

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Will you see that I’m scared and I’m lonely?
So I’ll break up my room and yawn, and I
Run to the centre of things.

Song Sweet Thing by David Bowie.

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