Author Archives: twochances

Send In The Clowns.

I once had the honour of working with the British actor and satirist Peter Cook. I was an advertising copywriter in London then and I was recording a radio spot for Network SouthEast, a part of the then still publicly … Continue reading

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Fear And Loathing (Hearts And Minds #3).

An advertisement tweeted by on Sunday and then mysteriously deleted.   On Saturday evening two hundred heavily armed Russian thugs launched a planned and premeditated attack on English football supporters in Marseille. Nine people were hospitalised. One of them with … Continue reading

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The State We’re In.

On vacation in New York a couple of years ago I was asked to describe my adopted home country: “Belgium is a Catholic country with a gay Prime Minister where it is possible to buy hard liquor in the middle … Continue reading

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Original Soundtrack Recording. David Bowie: 8th January 1947-10th January 2016.

  “ Didn’t know what time it was and the lights were low. I leaned back on my radio. Some cat was layin’ down some rock ‘n’ roll… “ David Bowie: ‘Starman’ 1972. I’m fifteen years old. And I’m passing my penultimate summer … Continue reading

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When a certain kind of person Turns a certain kind of age And a certain kind of lover Turns a certain kind of page It’s a moment fraught with danger And a certain kind of choice An uncertain kind of … Continue reading

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The End Of The World.

A little levity from more innocent times. I do not own the copyright on this recording and post it only in the interests of cheering us all up a bit today. In celebration of the genius of its authors and … Continue reading

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Four (Brussels 22/11/15).

Tonight there are two people who want to kill me. Yes, and you too. And anyone else who doesn’t particularly want to live in their global caliphate. They have explosives and they have guns. And they have the support of, … Continue reading

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