time warp…

One is reminded

Of my momentary lapse of reason


1988 the Soviet Union still intact and I was travelling on the Trans Siberian with letters from introduction from the Australian/Russian Friendship Society. I sat opposite two young soldiers and in my best glasnost I tried everything to communicate but all I got was stony stares. The cold war was still there. Then I leant over and gave my earpiece containing Pink Floyd’s ‘A momentary lapse of reason, suddenly I was the new messiah come to liberate. Out came the vodka, life was good, life was sweet……

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