Sean McBride – Admiration

Sean McBride was a revolutionary, an international jurist, a Government Minister, a founder member of Amnesty International and the European Court of Human Rights. As a UN Commissioner of Namibia, he was a very vocal opponent of apartheid in South Africa. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1974, as a man who "mobilised…Read more Sean McBride – Admiration

Shane MacGowan and The Popes

The pit is a seething mass of fans, swaying, swigging and baying: florid of face and, undoubtedly, 'fluthered', to a man, woman, unwashed street urchin and, for all one can tell amid the throng, at least one stray sheep.

Art is the soul (new version)

https://silverthreading.com/2016/04/27/wqwwc-writers-quote-wednesday-writing-challenge-artist-or-art/ With apologies to female artists, this poem is not gender exclusive so, please, feel free to exchange 'his' for 'her'. Also, having slept, fitfully, on this for a few hours, last night, I decided to readdress the subject.   Art is the soul and the essence of life. The artist bares his soul to experience…Read more Art is the soul (new version)

An Obstacle is a Challenge

The crate was opened, carefully, a local constable keeping prying neighbours at a safe distance. In hindsight, I'm surprised the army wasn't called in but those were innocent days.