Author Archives: robinince

Goddammit, you’ve got to be kind

As you well know, it is the height of hypocrisy to be against poverty without forcing yourself into a position of penury and degradation. Kindness is belittled and mocked. Kindness and concern are the milksop hobbies of the “luvvie”. Venality, … Continue reading

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No Kisses for Piers, once lips for Keaveny

210 minutes sleep. Wake up, brush my teeth. The tentative bowel movements of a too early morning. No Sun yet. Chatty driver to the South Bank. “what am I doing?” Mention of science book plugging brings a hush with mildly … Continue reading

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Today’s Choose Your Own Adventure Game… The Old Blind Man and The Slick Young Thing

The woman was curt with the old blind man, the seat was hers and he was in it. To be fair, she didn’t know he was blind at first, then she did, then she wanted her seat. The Virgin train … Continue reading

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My Manifesto, My Agenda, My Neediness…

My current tour was originally going to start with this. welcome to the illusory delusional me the public presentation of who I think I ought to be saved for your possible approbation or ridicule The non nose picking not grudgeful … Continue reading

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Must Latin Still Denote Superiority

On seeing the front page headline “I’d Blast Corbyn into Orbit” lying on the train carriage floor. Written hastily as the adrenaline of disdain hit me. The Eton Yob ascends the podium. The Eton yob ascends. The Eton yob ascends … Continue reading

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Just some words. Just some 21st century quandaries and confusions.

Train home, post some drinking blog post. Ethics are difficult. It is easier to attempt no kindness or protest ever, as it will save you from the accusation of hypocrisy. Do nothing and say nothing, just smell the fumes of … Continue reading

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And Who Shall Be Healed… Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds on Ice

Who was healed tonight? Arms reached out desperately to touch and he touched them. Those nearest the stage were caught between the imagery of a Baptist revivalist ceremony and a zombie movie. Did they want to take communion by taking … Continue reading

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