Friday 30 December 2016

People in Hell

                                      There's people in hell who want ice water.

The Man with the Golden Arm
Nelson Algren

Frank Sinatra
The Man with the Golden Arm 1955


Wednesday 28 December 2016

Something May Happen

            There is no new experience in life. Something may happen to you that you think has never happened before, that you think is brand new, but you are mistaken. You have only to see or smell or hear or feel a certain something and you will discover that this experience that you thought was new has happened before.

Horace McCoy
They Shoot Horses Don't they ?

Tuesday 27 December 2016

Past Saturday Night

I want a Sunday kind of love
A love to last past Saturday night
And I'd like to know
It's more than love at first sight
And I want a Sunday kind of love
Oh yeah, yeah
Sunday Kind of Love
Etta James

FC Gundlach

Monday 26 December 2016

In the Backwoods


Paris Trout

 Hard Times


Boxcar Bertha


Thieves Like Us

The Grissom Gang

Bloody Mama

Tuesday 20 December 2016

For Them to Be Lived

              There are moments which are made up of so much stuff for them to be lived at the time they occur.

John Le Carre
Tinker,Tailor,Soldier, Spy                    

William Gedney 2

Monday 19 December 2016

A Man You Don't Recognize

          Age is a peculiar kind of thief. It slips up on you and steps inside your skin and is so quiet and methodical in it's work that you never realise it has stolen your youth until you look in the mirror one morning and see a man you don't recognise.

James Lee Burke

Jesus Leon
reblogged via jazzyfarmer.tumblr

Sunday 18 December 2016

Make Terms ........

               .......... Everything's bad Michael, everything. You can't escape it or fight it. You've got to get along with it. Deal with it, make terms.

Lady from Shanghai
Orson Welles

Saturday 17 December 2016

Fast One

       There was a soft click of ball against ball and then sharper click as the black ball dropped into the pocket that Coleman had called.

Paul Cain

Fast One

Friday 16 December 2016

Ask Them All

If I die in New York City
Bury me on the Battery
The pretty girls on Brooklyn ferry
Ask them all to weep for me

Bury Me on the Battery
(Hyman/ Osborne)
Joan Osborne

Werner Bischof

Tuesday 13 December 2016