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The dead guitarist

You might not know Wilko Johnson is but he was a pretty cool dude back in the 70s. His band — Dr. Feelgood — was so cool that it inspired some people you probably have heard of: Paul Weller, The Who, The Jam. The list goes on. Back in 2013 he was diagnosed with cancer […]

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Life is a tightrope

In 2011, a mother and her son walked 300ft along a wire no wider than your thumb, 121ft above the ground — with no safety net. It was an emotional moment for them both. The woman’s father, The Great Karl Wallenda, had plunged to his death from that same spot 33 years earlier. He was […]

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Last night I thought I died

I don’t dream much, but every few years I have a dream that sticks with me; as vivid as if it were real. The other night I had one, and in it, I died of COVID. At first, it was all running around as one does in dreams, trying to figure out what was going […]