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Heaven and Hell - Community Values. Diary of a non-feeding Vampire – (part 3x-b)

Heaven and Hell - Diary of a non-feeding Vampire – (part 3x-b) Imagine, if you can, taking a dog for a walk – having done so, on and off, for over 350 years. Sometimes your own neighbourhood can seem like paradise, sometimes the pits. And it isn’t just the weather … On a  recent walk of mine the whole district was very quiet, and I became aware of the absence of any such values. It was

community, fiction, psychology, satire, TibestianUndead,

Wholeness and Driving - Undead Diary chapter (2x +1)

Another excerpt from my 360+years diary of a reformed vampire The longer you live the more problems people seem to invent – or I am just being cantankerous? I’ll try to be more accurate – people keep inventing further complications. I can’t complain, though clearly I'm itching to! Driving, by which I mean personal ‘independent’ mobility with mechanical aids, is clearly a sort of additional

fiction, projection, psychology, satire, TibestianUndead, wholeness,

idollartry political satire - money infects democracy

idollartry Of course, no one knew this was about to happen, but a critical mass of people – all ages, both genders, from all countries, some rich, many poor, and most completely indifferent – were carrying the image of a sane, creative, empathic future society. Then there was one more. Suppose the critical mass was one million people (and, for all we know, non human mammals). The million

awakening, fiction, hope, idollartry, pathological wealth, politics, revolution, satire,

creepy parking ... and piles satire

Mr Creepy  retrieved his tobacco from under the settee while his wife was busy in the bathroom. He’d brought her back from town and was pleased to discover his parking space across the road hadn’t been taken. No sooner had he reminisced his good fortune, squatting by the settee, than he heard the sound of a large vehicle coming to a standstill outside his house. The road was a dead-end, and

consciousness, fiction, psychology, relationships, satire,

Know thyself ... or wound others

Even in the tiny, quiet town of Smogdale, UpNorth County, in the UQ (the Untidy Queendom of Little England), the traffic congestion is getting so bad that Kevin the builder ha s a problem. Despite being a couple of inches short of 7 feet tall, well built and notoriously energetic, he doesn't want to carry his tools 200 yards from his van to his house every day after work. He doesn't want to

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Gawd is busy (in our image) cartoon

Copyright 2016    Marty Downs tags comical, paintings, satire, miscellany 1 Satire - the events that suddenly provoke prayer in the previously pagan ...

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Horrors! Another warped cartoon by Marty Downs

Copyright 2016    Marty Downs tags: cartoons, paintings, satire, miscellany 1

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Kowlijke selfie

Kowlijke Clouds, star of several stories, has been kind enough to send in a cartoon selfie from her mobile phone. With a voice like hers, a phone isn't really necessary (except for international calls) but thanks anyway. Recent posts: caffeine, salt and sugar & learning piano #1 GMO cartoon & what NOT to eat for health Renewable Energy success & biodiversity photograph

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fiction - career choices on leaving school

Ivor and Paul were chatting in the barn, out of the (rather unusual) blazing sun, when Ivor's grandson arrived. Ivor made a big deal of greeting him, very warmly, and Paul raised an eyebrow. Alex looked up now and then and smiled, but mostly frowned, his gaze downcast. Ivor caught Paul's quizzical expression and gave the tiniest nod, which Paul had learned to interpret as "trust me, I’ll

banking, capital, fiction, freedom, hope, housing, politics, satire,

A cartoon for the 'ME' generation

satire cartoon - selfie in coffin. Windows 10 ready, but you'll have to repay the licence every year, even though you're dead ... Corporations (corporate lawyers) run the world! When did we elect them????     copyright 2016     Marty Downs related: cartoons, corporations,  Social media, paintings,  satire

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GMO cartoon

GMO takeover cartoon Copyright 2016 Marty Downs recent posts: caffeine, salt and sugar & learning piano #1 GMO cartoon & what NOT to eat for health Renewable Energy success & biodiversity photograph prizes

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social media satire cartoon

Life isn't worth living without social media acceptance... related: cartoons, paintings, satire, Social media, miscellany 1

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Of Mice and Men cartoon

Copyright 2016  Marty Downs Beer and a TV remote control...the ultimate MAN bait. Cartoon satire stories cartoons, paintings, miscellany 1  

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escaping reinventing slavery housing and learned helplessness

The Tibestian Book of the Undead  The Diary (2nd edition) of a 360 year old Vampire  part 6 Turkey, ~1850 'How do you get the first post to stand upright?' asked Ibil. 'Anlamiyorum,' quoth I. I haven't a clue. We were helping a neighbour (Ibil was another of my neighbours). The plan was to tall wooden posts to stand upright, and then thatch a roof on top to keep their straw dry in the

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Consciousness - The World in ones Head

Tibestian Book of the Undead, part 5 I think I was about 50 when I first realised that many people's world is almost entirely in their minds. I'd known for decades that people are complicated, very different .. weird. Including yours truly, of course. The first example I recall was when I'd spent many months rebuilding a barn, as well as having a full time job. I finished making the roof

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Bad advice is freely given

Tibestian Book of the Undead - part 4 (brainwashing, corporate/banking matrix, education, freedom, vampires ...) the diary (2nd edition) of a 360 year old vampire Oh for the days when I used to wander through the lanes on my annual migration from Turkey  to France, and back ... Peace and quiescence, familiar creaks from the caravan as my horse plods along, pausing at particularly lush

brainwashing, corporations, education, fiction, freedom, matrix, popular, satire, spirit, TibestianUndead, updated, vampires,

all I need is a room somewhere

Tibestian Book of the Undead - part 3 all I need is a room somewhere (banking, buy to enslave, fiction, housing, learned helplessness, monopoly, Rothschild, satire, TibestianUndead, reinventing slavery, ) I've been diverted from my reminiscence - the Napoleonic wars - by today's news. though it is related. Apparently foreigners have been investing dirty money in property (hardly news, is it

allegory, banking, buy to enslave, fiction, housing, learned helplessness, monopoly, reinventing slavery, Rothschild, satire, TibestianUndead,

Undead, part 2: power, freedom, denial

Part 2 of The Tibestian Book of the Undead (read part 1 first ...) Chapter 3 Why am I writing this? Because I kept a diary, every day after I finally acquired paper, but after a century or so of diligently making notes and musings, someone stole it. I'd like to think it will turn up one day, but judging by my location at that time, it was probably used to light a fire or wipe someone's

banking, democracy, denial, fantasy, fast food, fiction, freedom, mathemusician, power, satire, Social media, TibestianUndead, vampires,

The Tibestian Book of the Undead

The Diary (2nd edition) of a 360 year old Vampire Chapter 1 I was born in 1645, in a barn. My parents, or rather my mother, lived in a tiny caravan that was pulled by a horse. I can't remember the horses name, but, knowing my mother, it would have had one. Mother made all manner of useful things from wood. She knew every type of tree native to England, and of every land between France and

Albania, allegory, fiction, France, Freud, psychology, satire, TibestianUndead, vampires,

Where bottled water really comes from....

  copyright 2016  Marty Downs   Americans love their bottled water. It seems that they can't go anywhere without a bottle in their hand...and of course, in the other hand a smart (dumb) phone.  A satire of modern American materialism ... even when the product contains NOTHING ! Related: cartoons, consumerism, paintings, satire, miscellany 1

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Motorcycles are fun but.....

A cartoon I did concerning the perils of motorcycle riding...... I call it..The Circle of Life...                  Copyright 2016 Marty Downs

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cartoons paintings art, Claude Serre

"Stuffing !" classic (and rather gross) cartoons from Claude Serre Typical Serre images: The Fat Massage The Caveman In good condition, from 1982.

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The Book of Dave - Will Self

The Book of Dave - Will Self Imagine a biblical Job transported to the 1990s and working as a cabbie. Imagine him driven into psychosis and recording all his racist, misogynist ranting in a notebook – which centuries later becomes the religious tract of the few surviving families amid the flood waters of what remains of London. Their principal source of meat sounds like a hybrid of pigs,

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Wilt - Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe takes of the pee of university life, again, in a return to Porterhouse college, Cambridge. alt="Wilt - Tom Sharpe" image to follow - won't upload at the mo This is a funny book, and probably better relaxation that watching consumer media, like the TV. But there is no sense of insight into the psychology of the characters, and it doesn't appear to offer solutions to societies

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Kurt Vonnegut - cats cradle

kurt vonnegut - cat's cradle Reissued following the author's death, Cat's Cradle uses ice-9, a crystalline version of water that freezes at room temperature and turns all surrounding water into the same crystalline form, as a metaphor for nuclear fusion; particularly in its weapons form. Ice 9 has no useful purpose, but the distinctly odd inventor (an unknown to his children, especially in

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funny short stories, satire, homeless

Jungian opposites, A satire of Republicans, psychology, unconsciousness
Jungian opposites, satire, Republicans, psychology, unconsciousness

Tony Blah's Weapons of Mass Deception
Tony Blair, war, politics, deception, satire

Political Satire - George Bush
Politics, satire, George Bush

Malice In Numberland
funny short stories

Military Intelligence, by Oxie Moreon
war, conflict, satire, oxymoron, feminine values

The hero in fiction and contemporary politics
free thinking, political satire, politics, hero

Astral Travels to Planet Meeja
funny short stories, social engineering

Pest Food, comedy, satire
funny short stories, comedy, satire, estate agents, vampires

Diligent Dayv - Postman to President - funny stories
funny short stories, satire, President, politics, psychology

The Freemasons Secret Handshake
funny short stories, Secrets, satire, societies, illustrated stories

The Lay-by of Sissyfoot
funny short stories, satire, landlords

Scarborough Fair story
funny short stories, humour

Aliens Short Stories - Funny Business Satire
funny short stories, commerce, satire

Genetic Engineering goes awry
genetics, satire, aliens, popular science

Mr. Creepy - neighbourhood creep
funny short stories,

The Peoples Republic of Thursleydale
funny short stories, satire, funny, plays on words,

R. Sole esq. - road rage story
funny short stories, satire, road rage, psychology, violence

Coalition of the Willing Short Story Satire
dogs, fantasy, short stories, illustrated stories, teens, hermit

Government youth job creation scheme satire
Government, youth, employment, satire

Sigmundina Freud - bosom envy
funny short stories, Sigmundina Freud,comedy, satire, psychology, spoof, envy

Steam Irony - short story satire
funny short stories, irony, satire, comedy

The Browsers Indigestion - humorous inventors
funny short stories, eccentric, inventors, satire

Institutional Life - comedy short story
funny short stories, Institutions, satire, comedy

Googlebots Rule
funny short stories, comedy, satire, googlebot

Satire: Political corruption King Arthurs Court

Closing Door poem
satire, sociology, psychology, urban decay, unconsciousness poems

Satirical Songs poems / songs
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Spoiled Brattitude verse poems / songs
satire, family baggage, sociology, sexual politics, unconsciousness

Lunch Break - poems of consumerism poems / songs
online community, poetry, social, satire, consumerism

Non-reflective Mirrors poems / songs
Meaningful Poems comedy, humour, humor, Sophia, values, philosophy, dreams

Misbegotten poems / songs
politics, satire, poems, misbegotten, conflict, war

Songs of Nothing poems / songs
comedy, satire, blatherskite

The Birds poems / songs

Genetic Modification on Planet Soddem poems / songs
satire, genetics, comedy, politics, class, whimsy

Mugabe political satire poems poems / songs

♥ Dreaming,Satirical Songs / Lyrics. Political Satire, hope poems / songs
Politics Satire, hope

The Empire - poems /poetry psychological and social satire poems / songs
Meaningful Poems, psychology, social satire

The Fall of Arnold Toller, comic poem poems / songs
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♥ The Wheel-Spinners & Grunters Social Club, satire poems poems / songs
environment, cars, psychology

King Arthur of Cameldung"s Vision - poem/rant
satire, illustrated poems/songs


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