I’ve just bought a Google Home Device thing; y’know, one of those Alexa – Siri type things that spy on you and report you etc? The purpose being to ask it shit questions like, ‘Hey Google, why is Nigel Farage still alive?’ (Still waiting for the right answer on that one…) and to easily cast music from t’internet… For as much as I love playing the regular supply of vinyl that I struggle to keep up with… I also love listening to the radio…
Time is of course of the essence and so much time is taken up listening to and enjoying music (in my case, mostly new music) that I long for a method of downloading stuff directly into my head to save listening in real time! (does that make sense?). Eating breakfast, on walking, in the car, writing blogs, music is on as much as possible… And a great source for me for new material and enjoyment is the radio…More
There are theories about human evolution that explore how, when and why our ancestors started producing art. One of these theories posits that for a large part of our pre-history there was no such thing as art. Early Man’s main focus was survival so artistic expression and appreciation didn’t even register as a ‘thing’. We now know that early Man started cave painting 70,000+ years ago. Expression through art was a massive leap forward in our evolution and it must have started with a single person.More
In the main we are a much more tolerant society today when it comes to other people’s sexual orientation.
While there will always be an undercurrent of intolerance displayed by the less reconstructed members of our society, most of us are perfectly happy to accept relationships and sexual behaviours that are different to our own without the taint of prejudice.
What we can now see as part of the very fabric of our society has been won in relatively recent times however, with the 1970s now viewed as the point in time where the real push against sexual prejudice gained genuine momentum.More