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Have A Nice Day

Another one I wrote waaaay back with Chaz Jankel…but feels very relevant. I do have a recorded version but I think it needs work. May share it…until then…here are the lyrics: Hello Mrs. Tired and Weary Can I help you Ma’am?

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My Roots…

  My Roots are deep And tho I weep Foundations are unshakeable My loving knows no limits And my dignity’s untakeable My dignity’s untakeable My dignity’s untakeable My loving knows no limits And my dignity’s untakeable My heart it beats

Posted in Inspiration, Lyrics, Music, Opinion, Poem, Social Science

Britishness

Britishness There are two sides to Britishness, The good one and the bad. The British Empire’s Legacy Can sometimes make us glad. We see all we’ve accomplished Then we say its job well done. We drown out any sorrows We

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Posted in History, Inspiration, Lyrics, Music, Opinion, Poem, Social Science

Let Me Be

Last week Bastedo went into the rehearsal studio and recorded some live performances. Nothing fancy. Enough to showcase the music and overall sound Verse 1 In this restaurant of life I don’t wanna wash the plates Or be the waitress at the

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Posted in Lyrics, Music, Opinion, Promotion

Sexism, Glass Ceilings, Gender Bias – Is L&D Guilty?

Women in L&D A lot being said about this of late in the L& D world. I’m waiting for the racism debate…but that shall have to wait. This is an attempt to co-ordinate some of the myriad thoughts about this weighty

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Posted in Learning Insight, Opinion, Social Learning

Faceless Men in Suits

Wrote this one a couple of months back in my lots of poems coming through phase 🙂 #Gaza #Ebola #Inequality #EconomicCrisis etc, etc, etc These faceless men in suits Decide our fate and loot This faceless apathy They disregard humanity

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My Human Zoo Diatribe

Furore Now that the furore is dying down, I thought I’d say my piece on the maelstrom that was Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B, re-dubbed Human Zoo by those of us who opposed it, to reflect the dubious history of the ‘artform.’

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Posted in Events, History, Opinion

Trust -The glue that holds it all together

Originally posted on s0ngb1rd says…:
Oh the halcyon days of 2007! Before the bubble burst. Before the muck hit the fan, and quicker than Dave, George or Nick could say ‘ha, ha fooled ya!’  Here we are, last…

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Posted in Opinion, Organisational Development, Social Science

Jamaica, D-Medz and other good stuff

  Jamaica. Land of wood and water. A truly, truly, beautiful, awesome, magnificent, splendid and magical island. It nice man…fi real! 🙂 There is a magical quality to the island and its people that one needs to experience for oneself. You’ll

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Posted in Music, Opinion

Police & Thieves – RIP Junior Murvin

My last couple of posts have had a social justice theme. I’ve always have a strong sense of social justice. Today I heard that Junior Murvin had past away. RIP Mr. Murvin. Many of you may not have heard of

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Posted in Lyrics, Music, Opinion