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Lesson In Older Soul Lovemaking.

So, on Friday, November 3, 1995, as the gibbous Moon waxed in Pisces – measurably drifting across my tenth house – I would dream this dream which concerned the dynamic between both Merlin and Oleg.  *For the record, Oleg in … Continue reading

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Won’t Take The A Train

As I slipped into sleep, on Friday, July 9, 1993, the Moon transited both Pisces and my tenth house – though not the least bit focussed on Merlin prior to sleep – the dream shaman would manifest and weave the most … Continue reading

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The Fawn… It Definitely Was A Miracle.

On this the eve of what would have proven Merlin’s 72nd birthday, I share these rather totemic dreams.  This November 18, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of Merlin’s passing of full-blown AIDS, on a cold November Saturday morning when icy … Continue reading

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Anointed by Merlin; A Dream Like No Other.

  As the Moon progressed through the early degrees of Gemini, transiting my first house, I would on taking to bed, slip up past the folds of restfulness.  There, I would awaken into the most lucid dream experiences had in … Continue reading

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Nancy Wilson… and more.

Wilson, Nancy 20/2/1937<O>13/12/2018 Michael: This fragment was a third-level mature artisan – second life thereat.  Nancy was in the passion mode with a goal of growth.  An idealist, she was in the emotional part of intellectual centre.  Body type was … Continue reading

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The Remains of Armistice Day.

Strangely, though the major part of Armistice Day celebrations were long concluded, there were still more persons moving westward towards the Cenotaph than easterly towards Trafalgar Square.  My companion, a spectacled, freckled guy in his early 30s, was keen on … Continue reading

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All Too Human… And Then Some!

Well, after having been dazzled by Natalia Osipova, there was no doubt what next adventure my soul had to devour.  I arrived at Pimlico Station and enjoyed the cool brisk walk to the red and white gorgeousness of the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Four Standing Figures.

Four Standing Figures Lithograph 12.5 x 15 in 11/50 ©1978 Henry Moore Provenance: Collection of Arvin da Brgha Let there be art.  Let there be love.   Back in 1982, Merlin and I were holding up at the Trockadero loft — … Continue reading

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Sick Room.

Oil on Canvas 38.1 x 40.0 Inches © 1990, Hugh Steers Provenance: Estate of Hugh Steers. One of the most poignant AIDS-related paintings of the last century.  Truly moving. ______________________________ © 2013-2019 Arvin da Brgha.  All Rights Reserved.

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Hymn to Freedom.

© 1964 Oscar Peterson Trio Live in Denmark. © 1962 Oscar Peterson – composition. © 1963 Night Train – Verve Records. Piano: Oscar Peterson Bass: Ray Brown Drums: Ed Thigpen Heals the very soul every time!  When in Winnipeg at … Continue reading

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