Yesterday’s ‘Reclaim Rainbow’ post was an example of my free speech first attitude, whether it’s Charlie Hebdo in Europe or South Park in the USA. When I was growing up, it was a left-wing socialist thing: the hippies in California and the existential thinkers in France.
Now, it seems to be the left and LGBT who are the most virulent opponents of free speech, calling everything ‘racist’ or ‘homophobic’; and new ones like ‘Islamophobic’ and ‘transphobic’.
It may sound facetious (that word was more appropriate than I thought when I checked it!), but I’m still a big fan of beautiful lesbians/bi-women; and think they’re more likely to be better off with a woman!
And I’m tolerant of all other LGBT. There’s a lot of bad stuff goes on amongst them, but there is among the hetero too. I think a nice loving gay couple is better than a horrible predator hetero.
Hi, it’s Jack Wolfpac, legendary travel writer correspondent at the Greenygrey. At the last-quarter-moon meeting the Greenygrey board has decided to reward your great visiting in 2012 with an extra helping of Werewolf of Oz: Fantasy Travel by Google Mapsa week.
Yes, that’s right, a doubling of your rations; making 2013 already a year to celebrate. That means that with over 100 episodes to go, we should reach the end of the book by the end of this calendar year; and we reach the end of the Rainbow Valley today instead of next weekend.
Yep folks, the moment you’ve been waiting for all over the holidays: our intrepid Google map Oz travellers reach the end of Rainbow Valley in this thrilling violet (not violent, this ain’t Tarantino!) episode of Werewolf of Oz: Fantasy Travel by Google Maps:
38. REACHing the END OF the RAINBOW
We knew violet was the seventh colour; the last of the rainbow, and our final chance to meet the Wally B key to our destiny.
Violet is Refreshing and Harmonious
We entered a haze, with light Purple Rain refreshing the senses after our time spent under the clear indigo skies. We heard some colourful electric guitar sounds lilting over the violet fields, and thought it might be Jimi Hendrix’sPurple Haze.
So we followed the music to its source,
only to find it wasn’t Hendrix verse,
or even anything slightly violet,
we were just thankful, it never fell silent.
‘Good Morning,’ said the source of the music, ‘I heard you’ve been Searchin’ through the Dry County, and Dream On to Fly Away. My name is Black Footed Rock Wally B, and I hold the musical key to your Oz South destiny.’
Bonzo seemed amazed at Wally B’s knowledge of us, and sang out, ‘Let There Be Rock!’
‘Yes,’ said Wally B, ‘and It’s A Long Way to the Topyoung Bonzo.’ Wally reminded me of Gandalf talking to the hobbits when he said that.
I told Wally I’d expected to see MiMo Moby in Blue, and asked why he hadn’t appeared. Wally explained that the magic of dreamtime in the Rainbow Valley was too strong for even good monotheists, so MiMo Moby could not have believed enough to enter.
Wally gave us a Maraudert-shirt each, which had an impressive eagle’s head as the main image; saying he thought the t-shirts might be useful in Oz South. Then he said it was time for us to cross the border, and he knew a Highway Song to help us on our way.
I thought it must be the musical key Croc Dundee had talked about. We thanked Wally and let his song do its magic.
Dreamtime is an important part of Australian aborigine spirituality.
Blackfoot songs/album: Good Morning, Searchin’, Dry County, Dream On, Fly Away, Highway Song, Marauder.
AC/DC songs: Let There Be Rock, It’s A Long Way to the Top. Prince song (Purple Rain).
Jimi Hendrix and song (Purple Haze).
Moby song (Blue). Gandalf of Lord of the Rings.