Dubai Photo by Christoph Schulz on Unsplash Early morning arrives and sends an ever lightening blue grey sheen over the Dubai skyline. The parade of towers are clearly visible across the lagoon’s waters, between my hotel room and the city opposite, as it imperceptibly slides towards the sea. The water is of glass, as if polished to theContinue reading “This Gilded World. “
Author Archives: Lance Goodman
I’m coming home, I’ve done my time
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-czxei-11f2754 The last night here in Jeddah, so tomorrow I’m at last going home.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8rk3h-11e53d3 While still in Bahrain, I had a wonderful dinner then an absolute travesty. Funny old world.
In defence of ’Old Fartism’
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-f8gbn-11e1f2d Yeah, ok, its a young person’s world now…and they are welcome to it. I didn’t think I’d ever say it, but its ok being old(er). Music credits to Re:formation buddies Andrew Tonkins and Geoff Colclough. The intro is “bald b’stard” and the backgound guitar work is Andy just noodling away.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-nrihn-11e0f12 Back in februay 2021, and still waiting to get into Jeddah, I’m forced to spend time by the hotel pool in Bahrain. So, I am ‘avin’ a fag.
In defence of ‘Old Fartism’
Photo by Museums Victoria on Unsplash “…inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened.” (Terry Pratchett in Moving Pictures). Quite often on social media platforms, one reads an inspirational quote designed to elevate one’s nascent spirituality out of the amoral gutter that is your actual existence, and up into the bright new dawn of enlightenedContinue reading “In defence of ‘Old Fartism’”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hbdi7-11dfedd I have to sit through a meeting from hell in which highly skilled folk could not plan to their way out of their own kitchens.
7. Spice of Life
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fug6q-11dee0a Still in the hotel in Bahrain in February 2021, thoughts drift to my immediate surroundings overlooking the highway and the old souk.
6. Bahrain Poolside Lunch
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-m5vym-11dd23e A year ago, I found myself confined to a hotel in Bahrain during a covid lockdown. So, I take lunch by the pool.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gu5dp-11d7bb1 An Gof means ‘the blacksmith’ an early Cornish rebel. turns out rebellion still stirs the heart but action doesnt outlive the pint.