"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced" - James Baldwin
Saturday 28 March 2020
residents in Coronavirus lockdown bang pots and pans from their
windows and balconies. On 18 March protests were being held across
Spain to demand that Felipe VI's father, King Emeritus Juan Carlos I,
donate more than 100 million Euros to the public health authorities
amid the COVID-19 outbreak, an amount he reportedly received as a
donation from the Saudi monarchy.
comes from a tradition known in this country as ‘Rough Musiking’
- raucous noise used in protest against kings and queens, landlords,
tax collectors and other oppressors of the people!
remember helping organise the banging of drums, bells, cymbals and
other percussion instruments outside Westminster Cathedral when Tony
Blair was giving a ‘faith’ lecture there.
would you like to ‘rough musik’ while we are in our Coronavirus
lockdown? Any ideas of who should donate their ill-gotten gains to