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Pale Blue Dot Photograph … Our Earth, Our home, That’s us in a pixel.

Just once in a while an image, a music score, or speech holds me absolutely ┬áspell bound … Was just an ordinary Thursday evening & a speculative YouTube search for ‘greatest speeches’ came up with a speech by Carl Sagan.

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America is not the greatest country in the world, but it sure used to be!

I came across this media clip by accident when looking for great speeches in history. Taken from the HBO series ‘The Newsroom’, this clip equally makes me laugh & be sad!

A song about fallen heroes: Murray Head ‘Say it aint so Joe’

IMHO a most underrated song! Murray Head’s 1975 track ‘Say it ain’t so Joe’ is a personal favourite, & the meaning behind the song is an interesting tale. As Wiki quote: “Say It Ain’t So, Joe” was provoked by a

Apollo 8’s Christmas Eve message in 1968.

1968 saw the planet Earth in a bit of a mess. Parts of Asia were in flames, Martin Luther King had been assassinated, & many cities had been torn apart by rioting. However, if you remember watching the HBO miniseries

Black athletes make silent protest during 1968 Olympic podium ceremony.

Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medallists in the 200m, stood with their heads bowed and a black-gloved hand raised as the American National Anthem played during the victory ceremony. Read more about this protest in an Article

The City as a drama in time!

Just happen to agree with this quote by Patrick Geddes (1854-1932) ‘But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time.’ Showcasing iconic photographs on my blog a theme I am keen on. ‘Tank