spirals painted by Nick Ward on A4 card (acrylic)
and I’m writing a play called Lily which is set around 1981-82 in an empty space with a projection screen. Banjo Nick has been busy busking and playing at the Portland Folk Club Cambridge Portland Arms. I’ll be performing a 2×20 minute set on November 6th in great company – and for some reason I’ve been having vivid dreams. Last night I was in the company of Keef and Mick Jagger – can’t rememeber the details – but it was a hell of a trip with Keef and Mick falling out…
I tried to come between them with my banjo. Then it became a wild goose chase through Dartford swamps.
When I finally woke up and switched on BBC R4 and there was condescending war-profiteer Tony Blair giving us his pro-Israeli opinion about the Palestinian very deeply felt desire to join the UN. I switched the radio off and listened to a George Jones compilation to cheer me up as I laid a new carpet and did a spot of gardening.
Here’s Sir Mick Jagger’s view of Tony Blair way back in November 20 2005
‘KEEF 2010′ (water-colour by Nick; pic bySylvie)
Or ‘Keith Richards in the Other Place’.
We love you, America