About

I’ve grown tired of blogging about public relations, marketing, politics and other serious and work-related things. It’s time I started blogging about the things that truly inspire me — film and music and literature to name a few. Days of Speed & Slow Time Mondays is a blog about the stuff that entertains me and hopefully if you follow along you’ll be entertained and maybe even check out some of the films, books and music I write about. I also hope you’ll add your two cents when you feel inspired so I can learn about what you like in the the world of entertainment.

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a police car and a screaming siren
pneumatic drill and ripped up concrete
a baby wailing and a stray dog howling
the screech of brakes and lamp lights blinking

that’s entertainment

a smash of glass and the rumble of boots
an electric train and a ripped up phone booth
paint splattered walls and the cry of a tom cat
lights going out and a kick in the balls

that’s entertainment

days of speed and slow time Mondays
pissing down with rain on a boring Wednesday
watching the news and not eating your tea
a freezing cold flat with damp on the walls

that’s entertainment

waking up at 6 a.m on a cool warm morning
opening the window and breathing in petrol
an amateur band rehearsing in a nearby yard
watching the telly and thinking ’bout your holidays

that’s entertainment

waking up from bad dreams and smoking cigarettes
cuddling a warm girl and smelling stale perfume
a hot summers day and sticky black tarmac
feeding ducks in the park and wishing you were far away

that’s entertainment

two lovers kissing at the scream of midnight
two lovers missing the tranquility of solitude
getting a cab and traveling on buses
reading the graffiti about slash seats and fares

that’s entertainment

— The Jam (1980)

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