Classic Strummer

About a boy

I’m going to be a little self-indulgent here because one of my ‘boys’ has a birthday today. Friends will know of my ‘boys’ – a small group of musicians that I so adore, and have adored for so long, that I’ve taken them on as part of me. But I’ll talk about these lovely lads…

Five fave fictional leaders

After my post on fictional vs. real politicans, I got to thinking about my favourite fictional leaders. Note: I said favourite – not ‘best’ or ‘greatest’. Not all on my list are great leaders, or inspiring…or even nice. Some I love because they aren’t any of those things. So my five may have been different…

They’re pollies Jim, but not as we know ’em.

Here’s a question: Do politicians crush on their fictional counterparts in the same way us ordinary folk do?  If they can see themselves the way we do, they surely must, right? I recently finished watching The West Wing again from the beginning – in part because I believe one must relive the fictional Bartlet presidency regularly…