Sometimes it helps to look to the past in order to put the present in context. With that in mind, here’s a song I wrote in 2000, just before the US and Australian elections. War is Over Words and Music by Dan Walmsley It’s the year 2000 End of the twentieth century In which humansContinue reading “Sheer Bloody-Minded Optimism”
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Let’s put the comedy aside. On this day, I think it’s worth remembering why September 11 made the world so angry. It made us angry because some people, driven by principles we may never understand, killed thousands of innocent people while they went about their day. And our leaders made a point, one they droveContinue reading “September 11”
What news from the Southern Front?
I’ve had an article published in The Groggy Squirrel, recalling the events last week’s monumental 36-hour gig, “Mark Watson’s Seemingly-Impossible 36-Hour Circuit of the World”.
We now return you to your scheduled programming
Hi there, thanks for visiting. I’ve begun to return this site to normal, after the trans-normal experience of Mark Watson’s Seemingly-Impossible 36-Hour Circuit of the World. This will be the jumping-off point on the web for my various projects in programming, comedy and music. So welcome! I hope you find something here that you like.Continue reading “We now return you to your scheduled programming”
This temporary site will soon be taken offline – for the latest from South Watsonia, please visit http://nationofwatsonia.com/south To check out the photo gallery, you can visit http://nationofwatsonia.com/gallery Cheers, Dan
The week that was.
Alright – second blog posting! It’s only taken a week… but so much has happened! However, I’ve censored it! Go me!
*sigh* here we go again…
Alas, the server on which my blog was hosted died a horrible death (well, not that horrible really, the network it was on became inaccessible, and then the owner took the opportunity to upgrade it – not that you care), so welcome to the all-new, clean and shiny blog with none of that nasty “preciousContinue reading “*sigh* here we go again…”