Jazzaldia

Jazzaldia

The falling leaves drift by the window
The autumn leaves of red and gold
I see your lips, the summer kisses
The sun-burned hands I used to hold

Since you went away the days grow long
And soon I’ll hear old winter’s song
But I miss you most of all my darling
When autumn leaves start to fall

C’est une chanson, qui nous ressemble
Toi tu m’aimais et je t’aimais
Nous vivions tous les deux ensemble
Toi que m’aimais moi qui t’aimais
Mais la vie sépare ceux qui s’aiment
Tout doucement sans faire de bruit
Et la mer efface sur le sable les pas des amants désunis

Autumn Leaves by Nat King Cole

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The Vikings are coming…

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In March 2014 the British Museum will open the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery with a major exhibition on the Vikings, supported by BP. The exhibition has been developed with the National Museum of Denmark and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (National Museums in Berlin) and focuses on the core period of the Viking Age from the late 8th century to the early 11th century.

The extraordinary Viking expansion from the Scandinavian homelands during this era created a cultural network with contacts from the Caspian Sea to the North Atlantic, and from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean. The Vikings will be viewed in a global context that will highlight the multi-faceted influences arising from extensive cultural contacts. The exhibition will capitalise on new research and thousands of recent discoveries by both archaeologists and metal-detectorists, to set the developments of the Viking Age in context. These new finds have changed our understanding of the nature of Viking identity, trade, magic and belief and the role of the warrior in Viking society. Above all, it was the maritime character of Viking society and their extraordinary shipbuilding skills that were key to their achievements. At the centre of the exhibition will be the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship, the longest ever found and never seen before in the UK. Due to its scale and fragility it would not have been possible to display this ship at the British Museum without the new facilities of the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery.

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Aquest cartell realitzat per la gran exposició que se celebra al British Museum de Londres sobre els Vikings, ha estat realitzat amb la col.laboració de Lou Jazz (http://jazzdenit.blogspot.com.es/) gubies i fusta en mà!! :D

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Bulimia iconográfica

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En pleno dia bipolar, de cabeza en una montaña rusa de sentimientos opuestos, día de esos ideales para dispararme en una rodilla y convaleciente reírme de mi misma delante de un espejo. Con bulimia iconográfica y pesimismo patológico, tengo una bomba instalada en el córtex pre-frontal y aullo, no como un lobo a la luna, como una ballena encallada dentro de un reloj de arena. Trotando entre la rutina y el libertinaje, sinsentido, sinrazón, entre la orilla y el mar.

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She may search this wide world over

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St James Infirmary

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It was down in Old Joe’s barroom,
On the corner by the square,
The usual crowd was assembled
And big Joe McKinney was there.

He was standing at my shoulder.
His eyes were bloodshot red;
He turned to the crowd around him,
These are the very words he said:

“I went down to the St. James Infirmary
I saw my baby there,
She’s laid out on a cold white table,
So so cold, so white, so fair.”

_Louis Armstrong