Vale Don Burrows

One of Australia's most celebrated musicians, Don Burrows, has died aged 92. I first heard Don Burrows playing live jazz in the Basement with Kevin Hunt and Johnny Nicole at the old Telecom exchange in Ann Street Brisbane CBD. After that I saw him play with Kevin Hunt (on piano) at Chandler auditorium. Two great … Continue reading Vale Don Burrows

Social Contagion – microbiological class war in China

They say the Plague ended Feudalism, will Covid 19 end Capitalism? WBT reprints this article by 闯 Chuǎng. 闯 Chuǎng is "the image of a horse breaking through a gate. Meaning: To break free; To attack, charge; To break through, force one’s way in or out; To act impetuously. 闯关 (chuǎngguān): to run a blockade. … Continue reading Social Contagion – microbiological class war in China