Civil Disobedience

Martin Lewis , money saving expert stated that food shortages lead to civil disobedience, and how ironic as seen by my last post is that the food riots of 1799, 1800, 1801, occurred under a Tory Prime Minister the Duke of Portland already rich and lived beyond his means , there was war with Napoleon and he believed in high taxation and coercion of the poor, this sounds all too familiar and it saddens me that nothing in history is learned from , the Tories especially , they govern in the elitist trickle down way that assists no one or lift them from a governmental enforced poverty, Boris Johnson deflects as a jolly gentleman , which he is definitely not , nor is any Tory there disregard for pandemic rules , in fact any rules Rishi Sunak wife a non dom and when he became chancellor still had a free card as a United States citizen and his wife citizen of India long distance love I guess , I say these things as my opinion and how I measure the temperature of society as a poor ordinary working class man trying so hard to fight for his family like so many others and those even more worse off who struggle to keep warm or feed or even clothe themselves .

I love my country but it’s destructive political and monarchy class system that means only the rich survive

It is so wrong …….

All this week in London consumer history, 1800: Bread rioters force the City’s Corn Exchange to close

In 1799, 1800 and 1801 widespread rioting broke out throughout England. Most of these were food riots, provoked by scarcity and soaring prices during…

All this week in London consumer history, 1800: Bread rioters force the City’s Corn Exchange to close

W.T.F is going on

So here we are Wednesday 6th April and I am wondering , what storm is brewing next , the Tories are accomplishing annihilation by poverty , costs have risen so high , all at once national insurance , taxes, food , fuel they blame Brexit , immigrants, war in Ukraine but never them selves they are aloof detached from any normal comprehension of existence so long as they get the kids into Dulwich college at £45,000 per annum and they are well insulated against fiscal depressions then it’s jolly them.

Boris , Rishi et al have left us high and dry and if another party such as Labour where to win the next election , they would have a nightmare in trying to disentangle this mess , I want us to survive , that is ordinary folk cannon fodder worker bees we must develop new attitudes in merry England and not say oh dear we will get by , fuck that it’s time for burning torches and pitchforks

Ukraine is getting little sympathy from England it is so hard for people displaced by the Russian Invasion to gain access to visas to enter the country we should just let them like everyone else

So in this spiral of chaos I now depart it was only a brief visit and I wish you all well

Love each other , reach out and care for your neighbors as life is precious

Girls bringing sherbet

raise the camp fire,

blankets spread on 

the ground,

singing dead and door

tunes,

sex chorus behind

rolling orange orb

waiting for the sherbet

Wheatfields

Wheatfields

she hitched  her

shorts the cleft

appeared

and in that moment

all tides surged

today had become

brighter.

Ukrainian girl in wheat field Painting

Pavel Laponog

Ukraine

Painting, Oil on Canvas

Size: 25 W x 35 H x 1.4 D cm

Missing -2021 short film

This is a student short film , I had a role in not the greatest actor or most confident but I like to give it a go and the students did so well on such a fast production turnaround , so give it watch and let us know what you think

Missing

Sweet Chemistry

Chemistry Set

A little sidetrack from usual posts , when I was a kid I was given a chemistry set just like the one above and my first thought was can I make something go bang , as any 9 year old would alone in my room I embarked on this quest mixed random compounds , heating some up until finally it happened with a loud phmmmff the cork blew from the test tube leaving a burn like mark on what was a recently painted ceiling , thus I panicked mom and dad would not be pleased, so I went to the bathroom cabinet and there was a jar of Lassars paste , I doubt a combination of zinc and salicylic acid , so with some dexterity of a chemical plasterer placed it on the ceiling smoothing it with good coverage , it worked I avoided punishment until a couple years later when my dad repainted the ceiling and revealed my handiwork.

So a little blast from the past , see you all soon

Wanderings with Chris …….. To LLanberis

Spikey Mouse Photography Blog

Haven’t done one of these posts in a long while!

Wanderings with Chris to LLanberis which is a village in Gwynedd, northwest Wales, on the southern bank of the lake Llyn Padarn and at the foot of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. Google it and you will see lots and lots of posts featuring a tree, a lake and mountains. Some are fantastic others are samey samey but they are all unique as there is only one Lonely Tree on the sore of LLyn Padarn. I have seen this tree plastered all over instagram, sunrise, sunset, night, moody, you name it it’s been done and when we came out of lockdown it was the first place we headed to because I wanted to photograph it too. So armed with my new Nikon Z7 we headed out to Wales at stupid o’clock in the morning to get there for sunrise…

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