Comments: Who would have thought

And for those of you who won't click the link.... Steve Earle's lyrics to

"The Revolution Starts Now"

I was walkin' down the street
In the town where I was born
I was movin' to a beat
That I'd never felt before
So I opened up my eyes
And I took a look around
I saw it written 'cross the sky
The revolution starts now
Yeah, the revolution starts now

The revolution starts now
When you rise above your fear
And tear the walls around you down
The revolution starts here
Where you work and where you play
Where you lay your money down
What you do and what you say
The revolution starts now
Yeah the revolution starts now

Yeah the revolution starts now
In your own backyard
In your own hometown
So what you doin' standin' around?
Just follow your heart
The revolution starts now

Last night I had a dream
That the world had turned around
And all our hopes had come to be
And the people gathered 'round
They all brought what they could bring
And nobody went without
And I learned a song to sing
The revolution starts now

Posted by Blue Witch on 28 April, 2020 at 6:15 PM


Posted by Mr BW on 28 April, 2020 at 6:32 PM

I'd never heard of Steve Earle, had to look him up on Youtube - thanks!

I'd like things to go back to normal. I want to work at work, not home. And we like to go out a few times a week for food and drink, now I haven't left the house in 32 days! But overall, can't complain. There are lots that have it tougher than I, after all.

Posted by Scoakat on 28 April, 2020 at 7:53 PM

Congratulations on 26 years, and on spending another anniversary somewhere you're really pleased to be.

Posted by diamond geezer on 28 April, 2020 at 8:17 PM

What DG said plus a bit more.

Posted by popartist on 28 April, 2020 at 11:09 PM

After 30 years away I now walk down the streets of the town in which I was born. And it's in Northumberland. Mine was less of a revolution and more of a parable (the prodigal son returns). I was never a prodigy but I think the biblical use of prodigal was more along the lines of him being a waster so that fits. The industrial coastal beauty of my corner of Northumberland suits me perfectly but I also love your secluded, silent and splendid scenery and can't wait to soak it in with you over a glass of Pimm's.

Posted by Dave on 29 April, 2020 at 11:03 AM

There's plenty of industrial scarrage around here Dave - much evidence of early mining (mostly open cast or not very deep). The geography on the ground is fantastic. Watch out for the demise of the coastal beauty too - I'm appalled by the new town of 1,500 houses being allowed on the coast just south of Seaham. I'll try not to drink all the Pimms!

Posted by Blue Witch on 29 April, 2020 at 6:20 PM