Bach in Ghent.


Yesterday evening, a friend and I went to an organ recital in the St. Baafs cathedral in Ghent, where we listened to, amongst others, the Passacaglia in c by Johann Sebastian Bach, a majestic musical waterfall, superbly rendered by Mr. Edward De Geest, a true virtuoso on the organ. While listening to the above-mentioned piece with eyes closed, I […]

Russian Art: Nikolay Gay.


Again brought to my attention by our amazing artist friend Santa Robaina Rodriguez. Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge (his French ancestors’ last name was de Gay), Russian: Николай Николаевич Ге; 27 February [O.S. 15 February] 1831 – 13 June [O.S. 1 June] 1894) was a Russian realist painter famous for his works on historical and religious motifs. In 1850 […]

U.S., Wake Up!!!


From I fucking love science: Congratulations to Germany for breaking their own record last month in harnessing solar energy! By the end of 2012, Germany was ranked #1 for solar energy production per capita at 400 MW per million people while the United States was ranked #20 with only 25 MW per million people. The […]

Hillbilly Rescue! – Joke


From http://highoctanehumor.com/ Two hillbillies walk into a restaurant. While having a bite to eat, they talk about their moonshine operation. Suddenly, a woman at a nearby table, who is eating a sandwich, begins to cough. After a minute or so, it becomes apparent that she is in real distress. One of the hillbillies looks at her […]

Help The Dolphins!!!


From STOP killing Whales & Dolphins: DOLPHIN HUNTS – What will help YOU to help the dolphins this year? In a matter of days the HUNTING of DOLPHINS and PILOT WHALES begins AGAIN in Japan. Every year from September through to March/April this coastal “drive” hunting takes place in small villages around the country. The fishermen […]

Cure for War.


The idea for this stems from the book: Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan and I’ve added some rules, just to play it safe. War is insanity, for whatever reason you think you need to enter into it. However, there will always be wards, for the simple reason that a lot of people are […]

Mutant Message Down Under.


I went on a journey through a deep dream: down underneath the meaning of even the most trivial of things shines an inner beauty that truly gives sense to life. A forgotten message for most of us, luckily remembered by a select ancient few. Marlo Morgan  went walkabout with them, this group of Aboriginals, who […]

American Football Explained! – Joke


From “funny jokes & pics “: A guy took his blonde girlfriend to her first football game. They had great seats right behind their team’s bench. After the game, he asked her how she liked it. “Oh, I really liked it,” she replied, “especially the tight pants and all the big muscles, but I just […]

Black Holes on Earth!


OCEANIC BLACK HOLES FOUND IN SOUTHERN ATLANTIC.  (http://ow.ly/o7UqG): Black holes are a tear in the fabric of space-time from which nothing escapes, not even light. They take on a mythic significance in popular culture as portals to alternate dimensions or grave threats to space travel. Astronomers are certain they exist out there in the universe, […]

Hawaii, Volcanic Waves!


From MailOnline: Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii. Two photographers risked their lives to become the first people to capture the explosive moment fiery lava crashes into the sea. Nick Selway, 28, and CJ Kale, 35, braved baking hot 110F waters to capture […]

People of Few Words – Volume 4.


Ralphie A Burcke has one humorous story published in the following anthology on Lulu.com: People of Few Words – Volume 4 is the fourth collection of work by contributors to the Short Humour Site from across the world. It contains one piece of 500 word ‘Short Humour’ by each of fifty writers, together with a […]