|Favourite stuff from the web - funny, useful, dumb or serious|
My brother Matthew runs Khmer Mekong Films in Cambodia. Also see Matt's blog, poetry pages, Wikipedia entry, first film, and 1998 interview as producer of EastEnders
waiting for the Cat Bus
My favourite three and a half minutes of animated film, ever. Lunatic surrealism, oh so gently understated by Hayao Miyazaki in his 1988 movie My Neighbour Totoro.
The chance to make a small difference to the sum total of brutality and misery in the world. (external link).
In Real Life
Why deleting your Facebook account might be a good idea. But it's harder than you might think. Wikihowinstructions can be found here
Multiple award-winning radio producer Alan Hall and associates. Includes audio extracts from programmes. (external link).
UK ezine: direct action, rave, drugs, photos, bulletin boards, games & more. Strictly non-profit - no banners, no tie-ins, no ads, nothing... Tons of fun (external link).
Sonyhave replaced the impersonal and unhelpful Microsoft error messages with their own Japanese haiku poetry. With acknowledgement to bluecatsden.com
|Maurice Charlton: sayings
Observations and quotations of Dr Maurice Charlton (1926-1994) sometime Scholar of New College, and Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford. .
Centre For Peace
The Peres Center for Peace is a non-partisan, non-governmental organization dedicated to the promotion of peace in the Middle East (external link).
with Big Cock
This picture is pretty hard to believe - it must be the result of trick photography or digital re-editing or something. By far the most-visited page on this site, for some reason.
Fascinating tour diaries and raw passionate music from my good friend and punk-era contemporary T.V. Smith, former lead singer with The Adverts. (external link).
Is A Homosexual
Once there was a boy named Rusty. He was 9 years old.
Rusty had a dog named Patches. Patches slept in a doghouse beneath Rusty's bedroom window (external link).
Old friend, co-founder and main songwriter of Cafe Society, playwright, musical director,longserving member of the Flying Pickets. and founder of Rokskool (external links).
Well, it made me laugh, anyway.
Already a YouTube classic; this version of the helpdesk spoof is at decent quality and includes the gag about the manual at the end.
Good friend, great bloke, fine songwriter and astonishing singer Lee Griffiths has his own site with videos, interviews and free downloads. Also see Lee's MySpace page.
More childish family fun for odd bored moments - making the Queen smile or frown. Works with £5, £10 and £20. (If you've ever tried this on a £50 you have too much time & money on your hands...)
The pages of a poet, author, broadcaster, campaigner, actor, recording artist and fine human being - brimming with great writing and unflinching truth. (external link).
Pretty village, shame about the name. Sorry - it's infantile I know -but I simply had to head out to the wilds of north Essex and take a few pix. And it did make me laugh.
Just the most astonishing, blinding, one-man-show on earth. Great guitar playing, machine gun pace lyrics, sublime songs and very, very funny (external link).
Links and resources relating to the Iraq occupation and the anti-war movement.
Touring musicians get to see a lot of mindless graffiti in a lot of dressing rooms over the years. However this notice, in the dressing room at Fibbers in York, cheered me up no end.
And so did this...
Bible stories entirely illustrated with LEGO building blocks. Although some believe it's divinely inspired, site created by The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith. (external link).
All you need for several minutes of puerile fun is a dark green felt tip pen plus a secondhand Starbucks coffee beaker. Unsuitable as a family activity.