Wallace the dogs blog

Wallace the dogs blog

For a few years I had a blog for my dog, Wallace.  Which is copied here in memoriam. Because words never die. Wallace of Riverbank….

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Gee, thanks mom and dad. Good job

Gee, thanks mom and dad. Good job

Gee thanks for that Mom and Dad. Good job. I remember pre EU travel and doing business. My thirty year snapshot of Britains EU membership…

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Press release: Hugo Fernandes. What I love

Press release: Hugo Fernandes. What I love

Press release:   Hugo Fernandes new album. What I love Hugo Fernandes is a thirty five-year veteran singer and guitarist. Born to perform music, he started…

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Educated fools

Educated fools

Road trip. Heading for  Peach Tree in Arizona for a visit to the Colorado river in the Grand Canyon. My first stop on Route 66…

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USS Liberty. 8 June, 1967.

USS Liberty. 8 June, 1967.

In the spirit of today’s memorial day I am aware that today 22 Vet lives will end in suicide, the current daily average. Every memorial day…

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Sexual frustration, poor parenting and gun celebrity

Sexual frustration, poor parenting and gun celebrity

Many words have been spoken about US Gun Law, some by myself, over a thirty year period. Here’s my thinking. The issue that brings gun…

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King of Clubs 1985

King of Clubs 1985

Later today I am going to the Hollywood Bowl to see Paul Simon on his farewell tour. His bass player is Bakhiti Kumalo who I…

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Sophie and Johann

Sophie and Johann

The story of Sophie Scholl has fascinated me for many years. Such courage and dignity in one so young and so lovely makes a refreshing…

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Student protest

Student protest

 In the US today school children are protesting along with their parents. I watch with interest. I stopped to take this picture and the mum…

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Aktion T4 and Babi Yar

Aktion T4 and Babi Yar

Just when you think you know a bit about fascists and their ways, there’s always another story to surprise. Polish dancer and Extermination camp victim,…

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Browning 1910 FN

Browning 1910 FN

We all have opinions on gun laws although not all opinions are created equally. In America gun law means thousands die every year for no…

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Nolan Cash, Bowling Green

Nolan Cash, Bowling Green

In the course of my efforts helping homeless in Southern California I came across a fellow, thin, old and hirsute. A long grey pony tail…

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My #metoo moment

My #metoo moment

Because historical accusations of sexual impropriety are trending and it turns out even Elvis was a serial offender, its time I disclose one of the…

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George Lincoln Rockwell

George Lincoln Rockwell

We are so busy being misled by reality TV shows targeting a 10 year old reading limit, we forget the marvelous rich legacy of Americans…

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One Random Act of Kindness

One Random Act of Kindness

This picture was taken in 1982 in South Africa, when I was 21,  in the straw roofed rondavel at the farmhouse in Chartwell, north of…

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Call that Fake news? My Sun Story.

Call that Fake news? My Sun Story.

The Sun, a true story for the Albany barmaid, Melanie The year was 1993.  I was a professional musician and studio owner with a record…

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André Le Clerc aka Ahmed Mansour. Extract from One Day in Paris

André Le Clerc aka Ahmed Mansour. Extract from One Day in Paris

In this extract from One Day in Paris, Ahmed Mansour, the child of parents killed by the IDF in a cross border raid against the…

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