Three AM

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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:56 am

It is the Rugby Union World Cup Final in just a few hours. An opportunity for many to take off their padding - remove their protective helmets - sit back, and watch real men in action. :)
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:53 am

What an amazing spectacle. After two minutes a man lays dead - he certainly appears to be lifeless. Fortunately, it is merely an appearance. A medical crew is hastily assembled. Several minutes pass before the man eventually regains consciousness. The next time the viewer sees the man is when he is being led from the field of play. He is not happy - he wishes to continue.
Perhaps best to begin in 1995.
Or a prison in South Africa in the 1960's.
Or some other time.
To be continued:
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:00 am

Totally unrelated, however, it is good that people visit, in order to criticise the place they visit.
Material.
one after another
Critical mass
Each, cleverer than the other.
Fair play.
Knowing themselves, as they do, they must know what they are doing.
Fair play.
Justice in action.
Long may it continue.



To be continued...
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:57 am

A friend asked for my view of the future, following the recent UK elections.
What's good, what's bad? What are the consequences of a conservative victory?
2020 vision?
The UK - England! I have yet to visit Scotland and N. Ireland. I did once deliver a vehicle to Hereford in Wales - a brief visit.

So it's England - what effect will the conservative victory have for the nation? Do you know, I don't believe the nation will give a flying fart one way or the other. England means nothing now. It stands for nothing. It was once stiff upper lip, bulldog spirit - no bullshit, sonny, let's be dealing with reality.

It's just not cricket, used to mean something.

Now, no one gives a flying fuck if "Brenda" or "Norman" just fed them a load of bullshit. It is accepted. We have reached rock bottom. The truth means absolutely fuck-all. Policies will be introduced to suit the prevailing order. Society is in peril of falling apart.
Twenty years ago no one referred to another as a "Cunt". Unheard of. Now, everyone's a Cunt, specially that Jeremy Corbyn, and that Michael Foot (we didn't say it loud at the time). Wear a fucking Donkey Jacket to show yer fuckin respect. Cunt. (but not out loud)
Times change
To be continued

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Re: Later Talk

Postby derleydoo » Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:21 am

The very first post of PK's excellent thread says, states, suggests - we are all connected. I'm not sure that has been universally accepted, certainly not in large swathes of the Country - England.

As was suggested elsewhere, Mister Johnson and others first sowed the seeds of discord. Now, they heroically promise to "heal the wounds". Quality

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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:04 am

https://youtu.be/HClX2s8A9IE

23rd December. Happy Dvorak's Day. Often overlooked.

Seasons Greetings to you and yours. =D>
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Re: 2020 Vision

Postby derleydoo » Mon Dec 30, 2019 4:00 am

From: The Story of a Life by Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky

In reply to the statement: "I'm going to be a writer."

"A writer?" Lazar Borisovich said briskly. "A lot of people want to be writers. I wouldn't mind being Leo Tolstoy myself... One thing I'll tell you, you've got to go everywhere and see everything. Go to the fairs, factories, night shelters, peasants' huts... And to theatres, to hospitals and to mines and to prisons - everywhere, so that, in the end, life is instilled in you like valerian in alcohol. So that you get the genuine essence."

So, why did 'derleydoo' write the above? About 35 years ago I began writing a book. I produced three chapters before realising that I was ill-equipped to write a book. Shortly after that particular realization I came across the above passage. I have worked through the list - and some. I have yet to visit a mine. However, my dad has experienced life as a miner, therefore, I have been able to pick his brain and gain from his experience.

2020 has a nice ring to it. I am hopeful that I may be able to finish the book at some point during the coming year. [-o< If you find yourself thinking, 'derleydoo hasn't posted too much of late', you will know why!

Why am I posting this? In order to give myself the kick up the backside that I need. Know that if I do finish it, each of the posters on this site will have played a considerable role, for which I am very grateful. =D> Thank you! :)
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Doing

Postby derleydoo » Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:45 pm

Explosive speech from a future president.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1212938627279466503

Do as I say, don't do as I don't say I do if I don't, or do. :-k
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Re: 2020 Vision

Postby Peter Kropotkin » Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:06 pm

derleydoo wrote:From: The Story of a Life by Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky

In reply to the statement: "I'm going to be a writer."

"A writer?" Lazar Borisovich said briskly. "A lot of people want to be writers. I wouldn't mind being Leo Tolstoy myself... One thing I'll tell you, you've got to go everywhere and see everything. Go to the fairs, factories, night shelters, peasants' huts... And to theatres, to hospitals and to mines and to prisons - everywhere, so that, in the end, life is instilled in you like valerian in alcohol. So that you get the genuine essence."

So, why did 'derleydoo' write the above? About 35 years ago I began writing a book. I produced three chapters before realising that I was ill-equipped to write a book. Shortly after that particular realization I came across the above passage. I have worked through the list - and some. I have yet to visit a mine. However, my dad has experienced life as a miner, therefore, I have been able to pick his brain and gain from his experience.

2020 has a nice ring to it. I am hopeful that I may be able to finish the book at some point during the coming year. [-o< If you find yourself thinking, 'derleydoo hasn't posted too much of late', you will know why!

Why am I posting this? In order to give myself the kick up the backside that I need. Know that if I do finish it, each of the posters on this site will have played a considerable role, for which I am very grateful. =D> Thank you! :)



K: I for one, will stand in line for hours to purchase such a book... I am waiting!

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Re: Three AM

Postby Meno_ » Fri Jan 03, 2020 6:50 pm

I need not wait.

There are three theories that can be entertained in search for a ground for this claim.

First, if such a book were to be written, it would be as if everyone wrote it, including myself.

Then, life as living , predates it's writing, and who reads books anyhow Nowedays they go see films, as soon film will eliminate it's digitalization, as the simulation is becoming nearer and nearer to visual representation of immediate experience. Sure there will always be the written word, but who will understand it sequentially?

Remember the best remembered narratives used to be altercation of different characters and subplots to keep the imagination at work and play?
Well, the gaps between them, - the simulated and the stimulated are becoming narrowed by the effects of film, whose gaps consists of cuts and overlays nearing instantaneous for effect rather then affect?
The effect overcompasses affect as reaction because they rob reality in essential terms, to convert them into economic terms of the Freudian sequencing.

Therefore the derivitive becomes erotic, the climax is preordained, and can not wait to preordained it's effect on the other.

Instant gratification hopes the other can accommodate it by trailing successively shortening it's own understand ing understanding by substituting visualization into the them

The pornographication has.to substitute the realization, that the young can not be possessed by the old and the forgotten.

Second, publication has been shortened , and a book can be realized , conceived, and edited , and released within shorter and shorter temporal perimeters.

The techno-medium is an explosive ticket that had exploded decades ago, as Burroughs had it.


Third, the market for hard copy has reduced dramatically except in genres that are apocalyptic and hyper realistic in vastly reified terms, making branding of authorship more definitive then the imaginative, even if, such imagination is prescribed into either expectation or not.
The end of the tunnel shines a bright catch of a shocking yet determinately reducible foreshadow , while suffering through plethora after plethora of diminished.returns of reversed plot, unexpected yet becoming tedious.

Contrivance.is becoming the new norm of what.to expect, and so ingeniously built into the script of.what.authors gear toward the silver.screem, as.to present the latest infusion of the true motives that are implicated.

This is nothing new, it has been accelerating unabaitingly since.the 1920's
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:51 am

Meno: This is nothing new.

To be fair, it is not often that you read a book review of a book that has yet to be written! Newish? :lol:
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Re: Three AM

Postby Meno_ » Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:13 am

New wish? maybe.
Henry Miller in his last retrospective:

" If I had known what it takes and what's involved back then, I'd rather would have become a truck driver then a writer."


ha ha ha.
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Re: Three AM

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:48 am

derleydoo wrote:It's time there was a thread dedicated to those who are awake at 3 am.


Matchbox 20 kind of has the market cornered on this one.
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:38 pm

PavlovianModel146 wrote:
derleydoo wrote:It's time there was a thread dedicated to those who are awake at 3 am.


Matchbox 20 kind of has the market cornered on this one.


:) Nice to see you, Pav! Hope all is well with you and yours! Not previously familiar with MB20. Like the tune!
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Re: Three AM

Postby PavlovianModel146 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:14 pm

Great to see you too, Derleydoo!
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