David Bowie

Escape to Dream

How my heartbreak following the death of David Bowie led me to Tumblr and the inspiration for the dream sequences in my debut novel Escape.

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Tumblring over Freedom of Expression

What does ‘freedom of expression’ mean? Does it mean you can say what you like, whenever you like, wherever you like, to whomever you like? No, it clearly doesn’t. We have to respect rights of our audience as an equal individual, and to respect their background and their feelings. That much is obvious, and that is why we have laws against, for example, racism, intolerance and incitement to hatred.

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All the Madmen

"And I’d rather play here

With all the madmen

For I’m quite content

They’re all as sane as me"

All the Madmen, David Bowie, The Man Who Sold the World


Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

"Oh no love! You’re not alone

No matter what or who you’ve been

No matter when or where you’ve seen"

Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide, David Bowie, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars



"I’m torn between the light and dark

Where others see their target

Divine symmetry"

Quicksand, David Bowie, Hunky Dory


The Motel

"Explosion falls upon deaf ears

While we’re swimming in a sea of sham

Living in the shadow of vanity"

The Motel, David Bowie, 1.Outside


Be My Wife

"Sometimes you get so lonely

Sometimes you get nowhere"

Be My Wife, David Bowie, Low


Moss Garden

Moss Garden, David Bowie, Heroes


The Loneliest Guy

The Loneliest Guy, David Bowie, Reality