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  Lockdown Read Ravi Shankar

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The State We’re In…

The UK is arguably in its worst condition since World War 2. Most of the current problems were caused by the previous and current Conservative governments who have suffered from inadequate and dishonest leadership, and many sub-standard senior ministers. In my long lifetime, I cannot remember a a worse ruling class. So I decided to [...]

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Live Audience Covid Survey

Music Venue Trust Reveal Results Of Audience Confidence Survey:
Only 36% of British public feel confident in safety of returning to live gigs.
Audience confidence declines if social distancing is reduced to 1 metre

London, June 21st 2020 – Music Venue Trust (MVT), which represents hundreds of grassroots music venues, has revealed the results of a wide-ranging survey [...]

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Welcome Back! But To What?

Musically, not a lot…Live music stopped back in March when all planned tours were cancelled or postponed. I’ve noticed that some acts are hoping to return in July, but in the light of the continuing levels of Covid infections here in the UK and persistent number of deaths, I have severe doubts…Music releases have been [...]

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Lockdown Read Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Welcome Rain Publishers
Edited and Introduced by George Harrison
When I first met Ravi, I saw in him a quality that I’d always aspired to. I’ve never practised, never come anywhere near to what he does. In fact there isn’t anyone I’ve ever heard of, in the West at least, who has got [...]

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Lockdown Read 6

Excerpt From SOMETHING HAPPENED By Joseph Heller (1974)
I get the willies when I see closed doors. Even at work, where I am doing so well now, the sight of a closed door is sometimes enough to make me dread that something horrible is happening behind it, something that is going to affect me adversely; if [...]

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Lockdown Read 5

MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE MEN By G.I. Gurdjieff
From The Chaper ‘My Father’
…I consider it indespensible to describe a certain procedure established between these two men who had lived normally to old age, and who had taken upon themselves the obligation of preparing me, an unconscious boy, for responsible life an deserve now, by their conscientious and [...]

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