Ideologic

Ideologic

Stephen O’Malley

The partial environmental impact of one man’s year of making music

Posted: Jan 19, 2017

(updated 21 JAN 2017)

The partial environmental impact of one man’s year of making music.

 

The business of touring and making music is very dirty (in many many different ways) , and is a topic you will rarely find a musician discussing specifically. Because I don’t think many of us may realise how much pollution we are responsible for generating through these activities.

After reading that President T-bag has erased the White House’s webpage on climate change, thought I would post this text I wr...

"Here’s to the lost art of lying down" by Bernd Brunner

Posted: Jan 2, 2017

"Here’s to the lost art of lying down" by Bernd Brunner

The Sleeping Gypsy 1897, by Henri Rousseau. Courtesy Wikimedia

 

"Here’s to the lost art of lying down"

by Bernd Brunner

900 words

Edited by Sally Davies

The legendary Roman dining couch, known as the klinai, was made from wood or stone, covered with cloth, and designed for lying down. I sometimes wonder how comfortable it really was. Then again, since people 2,000 years ago weren’t acquainted with comfort in the modern, well-cushioned sense, they probably enjoyed it much more than we would today. ...