Time Capsule – 1973

Time Capsule – 1973

In 1973, the UK joined the European Union, Richard Nixon was the President of the United States and announced and announced he was dialing down his offensive against North Korea, all this in the midst of the Watergate scandal. Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines declared himself President for Life, Northern Ireland held the referendum and voted to stay in the United Kingdom. Scary, right? Not exactly the same but the news revolving around the same issues. History repeating.   In pop culture, the movies The Sting and The Exorcist premiered. The second one of those still haunts me to this day. And Elvis Read more »

The Tuesday Playlist No.16: All about the money

The Tuesday Playlist No.16: All about the money

An ‘on the money’ playlist (ahem) featuring ABBA, Destiny’s Child, Gwen Guthrie, Pink Floyd, Liza Minnelli, ZZ Top and much more… This week we’ve taken our cue from the sense of impending financial doom here in Europe emanating from the whole Greece situation, which basically involves them going down and dragging everyone else with them. Yep, it’s the latest financial crisis in an age of financial crises. We’re all screwed and surely a return to some kind of pre-industrial barter system isn’t too far away. If this happens I may have to start trading on my good looks. Let’s hope Read more »