I think of Eris as the goddess who can handle the chaos and not react from fear: Daisy Campbell
Fascism is the world’s disease. It is born out of hatred for a system that has left so many behind. It is misdirected anger focussed on the wrong target.
Steve has never been shy about self-promotion. Britain’s Got Talent wasn’t the first TV programme he’s been on and it’s unlikely to be his last
The funniest part of the whole venture was the way in which people tried to ignore him. An insectizoid alien goes shopping in a rubber suit, and no one notices
Joan Baez does a pretty good impression of Bob Dylan. There’s a bit in No Direction Home, Martin Scorsese’s essential film about Dylan’s early years: Baez is sitting in her kitchen nursing a mug of coffee. She’s just been talking about her first impressions of Dylan. This was early on, when she was already aContinue reading “Farewell Angelina by Bob Dylan”
With an introduction by Prof. Ronald Hutton Description Looks like a tramp. Says he’s a King. Meet Arthur – Warrior, leader and Druid. An ex-squaddie and biker turned spiritual leader and parliamentary candidate. The bearer of the Sword of Britain. Once voted the tenth most outrageous man in Britain by Loaded magazine, following the incidentContinue reading “The Trials of Arthur Revised Edition by CJ Stone and Arthur Pendragon”
The Last of the Hippies By: CJ Stone. 88,685 words. Dedication. For John Pendragon 1946-1998. The last of the hippies. Blurb It’s hard to know where the hippie movement begins. It’s even harder to know where it ends. There were hippies before they were ever called hippies. And there were hippies long after the hippieContinue reading “The Last of the Hippies by CJ Stone”
The name “Housing Benefit Hill” is a reference to a line in Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues by Bob Dylan from the Highway 61 Revisited album. “Up on Housing Project Hill it’s either fortune or fame.” It’s one of my favourite songs.
C.J. Stone, acclaimed columnist for the Guardian and the Big Issue, travels the land and investigates the curious state we’re in. Everyone’s Wally. Extracts from FIERCE DANCING: ADVENTURES IN THE UNDERGROUND by CJ Stone. Published by Faber & Faber May 1st 1996 price £6.99. Abridged by the Author. It began with a vision. He satContinue reading “Fierce Dancing: Adventures in the Underground by CJ Stone”
Politics, paganism and… Vlad the Impaler. Stories from the front-line of the spiritual revolution, a collection of writings from 2003 to the present by CJ Stone. Introduction This book has been compiled from stories from a number of different sources: from my column in the Whitstable Times, which ran from 2000 till 2008; from myContinue reading “The Empire of Things by CJ Stone”