May 6th




There is quite a nice article about David Cameron here, providing some significant quotes:

Cameron is not, he says, ‘a deeply ideological person. I’m a practical person, and pragmatic. I know where I want to get to, but I’m not ideologically attached to one particular method.’

It was Leon Amery who said, in 1914, about Herbert Asquith:

Know your supermodel


Can you name them, L to R?  Hints:  L is French, C is the world’s richest and R is Brazilian.

Answers: Laetitia Casta, Gisele Bundchen, Alessandra Ambrosio

Frankly, they’re OK but I certainly wouldn’t describe them as particularly enticing.  Do you think I’m turning gay?

Es ist nicht für jeden [2]

Mythos were typical of  the German groups of the time in that they came out with some excellent ideas, ran with them and then petered out.  Amon Duul II were some of the original influences on what became known as Krautrock, an unfortunate term because it is so variable.  This is one of their softer numbers: