I’ve been missing you guys! My online family!! Even though I haven’t been blogging so much I’ve been thinking of you. You know…..when life gives you lemons and pineapples it’s time to make cocktails! Oh and it better give you some rum too because otherwise it’s just a boring fruit juice, albeit healthy….
Yeah, I’ve been pretty preoccupied with various lemons and pineapples that life’s been bringing up – some pretty enjoyable, such as I’m happy to announce that my hermit existence of the last few years is now officially over lol. I’ve been socialising too much I’d say, too many black and white Russians (ahem, cocktails) and too much slacking off this blog!! I shall have to keep that behaviour in check…It just won’t do.
I was indeed having black and white Russians with a friend tonight in London and they were playing oldies. So I’m going to add some fave song vids to this post.
But let me just say one thing – or a few. Some of you will know what I mean. Some won’t and that’s cool too. The point is to not to pretend to be enlightened when you’re not! And don’t ask me if I think I am or not. Firstly, I don’t put so much store on what I think as some do on their own thinking and secondly, I don’t care lol. It’s not about whether you define yourself as x, y or z,. And secondly, enlightenment implies is a finite state which the actual reality of it is not – in reality it is just life fluctuating, but the difference is that an alignment is occurring with this fluctuation, not a denial, or escape, or any kind of personalisation.
At the end of the day all you can ‘do’ is enjoy – or suffer – what comes up. That’s it!!
Anyway, I digress. I’m not here to discuss what enlightenment is, but rather the fact that discussion of it is kind of off the radar for maybe 99% of the population. The simple point I wanted to make here is – if you even think about talking about enlightenment or no-self in any situation other than a per-se spiritual meeting – forget it! They’ll just get bored or think you’re a weirdo. Of course, you’re not a weirdo, they are lol (:) ), but it’s best not to argue the point and simply order another white Russian (they’re much more tasty than the black Russians, and I’m not being racist ok).
So, yes, the best thing is to talk about mundane sh*t such as the best type or rum, or why you hate businesses who provide such cr* p service, or maybe why you love smart phones so much. As for my mundane choice right now, I’ll go with some oldies, as mentioned above. So here you go. Some of the ones I used to listen to during Uni (circa) days. Enjoy.
U2 I Still Haven’t Found What Im Looking For
Tracey Chapman: Fast Car
R.E.M.: Losing My Religion
Boy George – Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Pink Floyd: Another Brick In The Wall
Level 42: Sun Goes Down
Dexys Midnight Runners: Come on Eileen
Aha: Take On Me
New Order: Blue Monday
Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Sade: Smooth Operator
Duran Duran: Say A Prayer
I hope that amongst that lot there was at least one you enjoyed!
Comments, as always, welcome.
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