Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Glastonbury is Dead

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

“I think it could well become more political. We’ve always been a sounding board for lots of unrest. If people are really faced with dire circumstances, that will get them angry and motivated, and that’s the way we’re heading at the moment.”

So said Glastonbury creator Michael Eavis last week of his world-famous music festival. I have never been less convinced. (more…) more»


Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

The act of corrupting or state of being corrupt.

The act of sitting on a bus, and teens beating on another teen. You do nothing. Like everyone else, you stare into the distance thinking about home, holidays, survival.

The act of sitting in an office not daring to express anything different because you know it won’t go down well, it won’t be understood, that you’ll be laughed off, shut in an echo. (more…) more»