Superpower

You’ve been given the superpower to change one law of nature. How do you use it?

Hmmm well I would make it that no one grows old, sick and tired. No one dies because of it. How does that sound?

I’d make it that we are all protected by a flexible forcefield that makes it impossible for us to get killed and hurt and keeps oxygen in and protects us from harsh weather, radiation, poisonous gas and chemicals and solar flares. In our own little bubble that keeps us cozy and safe.

I would also make it that everyone who is born is assigned a home, protected and comfy and with all the necessary things he/she needs in life plus some luxuries as well. Food that appears at the touch of a button, clothing that can be made by dialing a few knobs on a computer screen and travel as easy as pie. All dogs and cats will be able to understand what you tell them and will be safe because they know what to do when you instruct them.

What a pipe dream!

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Coffee & A Ham Sandwich

What do you do when you start getting a nasty head cold and have really bad sneezes and the sniffles as your working day ends? You go to the nearest cafe in the evening and get yourself a treat.

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So here is the delicious & hot Scottish Latte – a latte with a dollop of butterscotch flavour. It was really good.

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And get a ham & egg sandwich. Delicious and filling double decker ham & egg sandwich from Coffee Beanz!

Arsenal 3 Olympiakos 0

Olivier Giroud scored his first hat-trick for Arsenal to ensure the Gunners qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League by beating Olympiakos. Needing to win by two clear goals, the Gunners produced a performance of nerve and nous to finish second in Group F. Giroud headed the opener in the first half, then stroked home the second after good work by Joel Campbell. The French striker put Arsenal’s qualification beyond doubt with his third from the penalty spot. Arsenal have never failed to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League since the start of the new format in 2003-04, and their experience on the biggest stage shone through on a memorable night in Athens.

They weathered the early enthusiasm from the physical home side, who were backed by typically partisan support, and slowly seized the initiative with a composed performance. Mathieu Flamini had already hit the bar before Giroud opened the scoring with a near-post header from Aaron Ramsey’s cross, which went in off the goalkeeper Roberto. The second was the best goal of the night as Giroud won a flick-on on the halfway line and timed his run into the box to perfection before stroking home. The third was slightly more fortuitous as Omar Elabdellaoui was penalised for handling Nacho Monreal’s shot and Giroud stepped up to convert with ease. Special mention must go to Joel Campbell who held off three defenders before taking out another two with a cute pass for Giroud’s second goal. Time and again, Campbell showed strength to hold off his marker and vision to slide in Giroud to offer hope to Arsenal fans that they have the makings of a fine strike partnership.

Gunners fans will also be cheered to see Theo Walcott starting the game, and while the England forward clearly lacked match fitness he made some clever runs and looked dangerous both out wide and when he drifted inside. Arsenal did well just to qualify after chastening defeats by both Dinamo Zagreb (2-1 away) and Olympiakos (3-2 at home) meant they had failed to register a single point in the group after two matches. They went on to be defeated 5-1 by group winners Bayern Munich in Germany too, after winning 2-0 against Pep Guardiola’s team at home. The fact they finished second to Bayern means they are likely to get a tougher last-16 draw than the German side.

Dupuis Unable To Play Hockey Due To Blood Clots

Sad news to restart posting about hockey after such a long gap.

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will no longer play hockey because of a medical condition related to blood clots, Dupuis and the Penguins announced Tuesday. Dupuis felt pain in his chest during a Dec. 1 game against the San Jose Sharks, one of several games he either left early or did not play this season for precautionary reasons. He was cleared and returned to play on back-to-back nights against the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks last weekend but said he was already considering retirement. Dupuis was playing this season taking blood thinners. He was diagnosed with blood clots in January 2014 shortly after sustaining torn ligaments in his knee and missed the remainder of the 2014-15 season after a blood clot in his lung was discovered in November. He was cleared to work out and take contact in June 2015.

Dupuis spoke about the aftermath of coming out of the game against the Sharks and the mental toll the health concerns took. The Penguins will place Dupuis, 36, on long-term injured reserve and continue to pay his salary. He is in the third year of a four-year contract with an average annual salary of $3.75 million. Dupuis made the NHL as an undrafted player, scoring a goal in his first game for the Minnesota Wild on April 2, 2001. He became a regular with the Wild over the following four-plus seasons, scoring 20 goals and 48 points during the 2002-03 season, when Minnesota reached the Western Conference Final. Dupuis was traded twice during the 2006-07 season, from the Wild to the New York Rangers, and after six games from the Rangers to the Atlanta Thrashers.

Dupuis played 79 games with the Thrashers before he was dealt again prior to the 2008 NHL Trade Deadline, this time to the Penguins in a trade that also involved forward Marian Hossa. Dupuis helped Pittsburgh reach the 2008 Stanley Cup Final, where it lost in six games to the Detroit Red Wings, and win the Stanley Cup in 2009 in a seven-game series against Detroit. A frequent linemate of Sidney Crosby during his time with the Penguins, Dupuis set NHL career highs in 2011-12 with 25 goals and 59 points. He averaged 18 goals and 40 points in his first five full seasons in Pittsburgh before his final three seasons were curtailed by injuries and the blood clots. Dupuis finishes with 190 goals and 409 points in 871 regular-season games, and 19 goals and 44 points in 97 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Pick Your Gadget

Your local electronics store has just started selling time machines, anywhere doors, and invisibility helmets. You can only afford one. Which of these do you buy, and why?

The latest phone that can connect you to anyone in any place any time and not be charged anything at all and that has battery that can last for months at a time. Charged by solar power and that can store it in reserve for a long, long time. And that can add apps at the speed of light, won’t drop calls and does not rely on a single service provider for coverage and hence you are never out of range at all.

How about a computer that never slows down, is totally virus proof and battery is powered by air? That would be awesome and it can access internet from anywhere in the world. No hotspots necessary! And oh it has the processing power 10,000 times more than the current speeds and the RAM is 1,000,000 GB and it has the storage capacity to save all of the world’s data and knowledge over 10,000,000 times and a bit more!

I also want a single device that can cure all of the major illness in the world. One electronic cure all hypospray that kills cancer & AIDS all the way down to the common cold. And I have a cold right now. That would be great!

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Quiet Weekend At Home

I had a nice quiet weekend this past week. I was alone at home for 4 days, which is a rarity for me and I wanted nothing more to do that sit at home alone and enjoy the peace and quiet. My folks went to Trivandrum with my sister, her husband and their youngest child, my niece Geenthanjali for four days. My sister and bro-in-law went to attend a few days of the international film festival in that city (they go every year) and my mom and dad went to visit my aunt who lives in Trivandrum. That left me alone at home from Friday evening onwards.

I left work at 5:30 pm sharp and reached home by 7 pm. I bought some sandwiches from an office cafeteria vendor for my dinner that night. I bought some coke from the corner store and some chips and so I spent the rest of Friday night drinking Coke and enjoying some cold but delicious chicken salad sandwiches for dinner. I watched a bit of Youtube and some episodes of tv shows and went to sleep by midnight. I woke up by 8 am and lazed about the apartment drinking coffee. The maid cooked rice and veggies and fish curry for me which I had for lunch on Saturday as well as Sunday. Dinner was a pizza which I ordered from SFC Plus with some vodka and I watched a movie as well as the Arsenal match on Saturday night.

I woke up late on Sunday, having watched tv shows till late in the night on Saturday. I skipped breakfast just like Saturday and again watched more Youtube and was online for a long time, ate the same lunch and watched another movie. Dinner was onion, cucumber & carrot sandwiches that I setup and I was in bed by 11pm and went to sleep as I wanted to be fresh for Monday. Monday night I reached home late as I was working 2 hours more and after I bought dinner from a small shop on MG Road, it was 8:45 pm. I have also been plagued by internet problems the past few days and that is driving me nuts.

10 Things You Never Knew About Star Wars

With the new Star Wars film looming, here are a few facts that you may not have known before to keep your excitement to the maximum.

1. Did you know Star Wars almost never happened? 20th Century Fox was ready to pull the plug on the project due to numerous faults in production. It was only after George Lucas fired his editors and stitched it together himself that it was allowed to continue.

Lucky they did, as the Star Wars franchise is now one of the biggest ever. Something that looks set to carry on with analysts predicting odds of 1 to 2 for the ‘Force Awakens’ to be the highest grossing film of 2016.

2. Every character you see has a rich and intricate backstory. Remember the alien rat that lives with Jabba the Hut in Episode VI? That’s Salacious Crumb, a monkey lizard member of the Kowakian species. Whether it be through fan love or official expansion, Star Wars has become incredibly complex.

3. There is a special division devoted to keeping canon within the Star Wars universe – the Lucasfilm Story Group are the keepers of Star Wars practices, and it is their job to maintain a cohesive story and background throughout the Star Wars franchise.

4. Mark Hamill had a car accident that scarred his face before shooting Episode V. His encounter with the Wampa in the film was written in to explain the fresh scars on Luke’s face in the universe.

5. Luke Skywalker was almost named Luke Starkiller, and Han Solo was going to be an alien (as well as a Jedi with gills). Luckily, the script was rewritten quite heavily leading up to production. A version of the original script exists now as a graphic novel.

6. Alec Guinness is on record as not liking Star Wars. The actor who first portrayed Obi-Wan is recorded as having asked a small child who loved the movies to never watch it again, as a favour to the actor himself! This didn’t stop him getting rich off of the film though, with his deal securing him 2 per cent of the box office – over £56million.

7. The film never reveals what species Yoda belongs to, and the little green alien is never attributed to a race.

8. E.T in Steven Spielberg’s hit spots a child sporting a Yoda mask on Halloween. Upon seeing the mask, E.T becomes excited and ‘Yoda’s Theme’ by John Williams begins to play. Returning the gesture to Spielberg, Lucas included E.T’s species in the republic senate during the events or Episode I.

9. The actors who play R2D2 and C3PO have a long-standing feud. Contrary to the close friendship shared by the two droids, the actors have held a rivalry for a very long time, with Daniels (C3PO) calling Baker (R2D2) a ‘sort of talisman’ when discussing Baker’s role in Episode VII. Baker has also gone on record as calling Daniels the ‘Rudest man I ever met’.

10. Grand Moff Tarkin (Peter Cushing) actually wore slippers during his time onscreen. Cushing hated the officer’s boots his character was supposed to wear and instead took to fluffy slippers. The reason you never noticed is because Cushing simply insisted his scenes were all shot waist up!

The latest instalment ‘The Force Awakens’ has every fan (new and old) rabid, and with such a brilliant cast and crew there’s no way that this epic space saga will be anything less than spectacular!

Extraterrestrial

Extraterrestrial is a 2014 sci-fi horror film that was directed by Colin Minihan, based on a script by both Vicious Brothers. It stars Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, Jesse Moss, Aaja Savic and Melanie Papalia, as a group of friends that must defend themselves against an alien onslaught, with veteran actors Gil Bellows & Michael Ironside playing supporting roles. Emily Perkins also has a small role in the film.

We start the film with a woman running towards a gas station store in a small town out near the woods, asking to use the phone. The clerk does not open the store as it is closing time so she gets into a phone booth next to it but after she calls 911 she is attacked by an unseen creature. As the clerk comes to check after hearing her screams he finds the booth has been lifted into the air and watches it fall right back down. He calls the sheriff’s office who can’t find much evidence of what has happened. Later we see April who has come to stay the weekend in her parent’s old cabin in the woods and take photos of it as it is to be sold. Joining her are her boyfriend Kyle and their friends Seth, Melanie & Seth’s girlfriend Lex. On their way they are given a warning by sheriff Murphy for Kyle setting of fireworks while in the car. Once they reach the cabin the 5 drink and smoke marijuana. April & Melanie run into Travis, a Vietnam vet and old friend of April’s dad, who has all kinds of conspiracy theories.

As night descends Kyle proposes to April but she hesitates as she has a job offer in NY while he still is in college. Suddenly they see something crash in the woods and upon investigating find that it’s a UFO. After returning to the cabin they hear noises upstairs, and after getting April’s father’s gun find nothing but an open door. After finding an alien on the patio April shoots it to death. They then try and drive to town but find that the road is blocked. Lex is suddenly abducted as another UFO appears above them and beams her up. The rest flee back to Travis’ place, hoping for some answers. Travis gives them his theory in that the aliens and the US government have had a treaty since Roswell; they abduct people while the government is left in control to clean up the mess. They only have one rule: No Human must Engage Them. Since April shot one of them, it was considered a breach in the treaty, and now the aliens are out for blood. The kids run back to the cabin and board up the windows, while Travis stays behind to fight, only to get either abducted or killed.

Back the cabin, Seth mistakes the cops for aliens and shoot at them and he is handcuffed and put into the back seat of the car by deputy Mitchell. Sheriff Murphy investigates the barn nearby and finds Melanie’s dog lying dead and mutilated (just like some similar cases of cattle being mutilated in the area) and is startled by a alien who he shoots at but which escapes. It is revealed that Sheriff Murphy’s wife mysteriously disappeared and he finally believes that it was aliens that took her. As Murphy and Deputy Mitchell (Sean Rogerson) argue about Murphy’s wife, an alien appears in front of the car and controls Murphy’s mind to shoot Deputy Mitchell and himself. Before the aliens can get Seth, he is saved by April and they return to the cabin. Seth tells the group that they got into Murphy’s head before he abandons the group. As he is running though the forest he is attacked by the aliens who are about to abduct him. He handcuffs his arm to a tree but he is still abducted, and his severed arm is left dangling from the tree.

As the aliens begin attacking the cabin, Kyle locks April and Melanie in the basement so they don’t get abducted. Meanwhile, Kyle hides in the bathroom with a knife, hoping to ambush the aliens. When he walks past a mirror, an alien jumps out and abducts him. Melanie secretly overdoses on meds and dies leaving April alone. April, armed with a crowbar, prepares to face the aliens but she finds out that they are leaving and realizes they have taken Kyle. She signals the UFO by setting off one of Seth’s fireworks and she is abducted. April wakes up covered in slime and on another planet, where she finds out that the aliens are experimenting on humans. Seth is shown strapped to an operating table. He is covered in a strange slime and little larvae like robots, and has a triangle shaped drawing scarred onto his stomach. He is anally probed, and then dies from his wounds. April finds Kyle and revives him. They hug and the aliens return them to earth. Kyle and April walk through the woods and upon seeing soldiers, they run towards them. They are shot, and as they are dying, April gives Kyle the engagement ring, which he takes and puts on her finger before they are executed.

As the movie ends soldiers clear out the debris and dead bodies while a senior officer approaches a man in a suit (man in black) asking “What should we do with the bodies?”. The man in the suit replies, “What we always do”. This scene could be a hommage to the Men in Black and The Cigarette Smoking man from The X-Files. The film doesn’t really pick up and though has some promise, fails to deliver. The best scenes, uptil the final moments, are when Bellows or Ironside are on screen. 6.5 outta 10!

Arsenal 3 Sunderland 1

Olivier Giroud scored for both teams as below-par Arsenal battled past Sunderland to end a run of three Premier League games without a win. Arsenal were poor for long periods, but led when Joel Campbell finished from a Mesut Ozil through ball. Sunderland deservedly levelled through a free-kick that Giroud deflected into his own net. But Giroud made amends with a header from virtually the same spot, before Aaron Ramsey scrambled a late third. Sunderland, who have been dragged back into the relegation zone by Bournemouth’s win at Chelsea, can rightly feel hard done by after a performance of both disciplined defence and incisive attacking play.

Arsenal were hampered by the absence of both Santi Cazorla and Alexis Sanchez and looked ponderous going forward, while a shaky defence was indebted to the excellence of goalkeeper Petr Cech. Still, they climb to second in the Premier League, two points behind leaders Leicester. Giroud’s performance was almost Arsenal in microcosm – the own goal an error caused by Sunderland pressure, but ultimately enough quality to secure a victory that was barely deserved. A lacklustre first-half display looked set to be behind the Gunners when Campbell finished a seven-pass move underneath the on-rushing Costel Pantilimon. But they were ahead for only 12 minutes as the impressive Duncan Watmore won a free-kick on the left that was swung in by Yann M’Vila and accidentally steered home by the leg of Giroud. Arsenal showed little sign of improving in the second half, but, as in the first, one flowing move was enough to cut through an otherwise organised Sunderland defence.

Nacho Monreal was heavily involved as Arsenal came down the left, with Giroud stooping to head Ramsey’s cross into the same part of the net he erroneously found in the first half. The third, in the dying moments, was harsh on a Sunderland team looking for an equaliser. With visiting defenders outnumbered, Ramsey pounced to leave a scoreline that did not reflect the contest. With so many players out injured, Arsenal needed their most experienced men to perform and Ozil and Cech delivered. Virtually all of Arsenal’s attacking play went through Ozil, but it was the performance of Cech that was perhaps most telling.

So Arsenal are back in 2nd place with 30 points after 15 games played, 2 behind surprise leaders Leicester City and 1 ahead of Manchester City & Manchester United.

A Closer Look At The TOS Era USS Enterprise

The big cahuna! The original icon and the most famous starship of them all – the TOS era USS Enterprise NCC-1701 as seen in the 3 seasons of Star Trek : The Original Series. There are spaceships and there is the Enterprise. This one is in a class of her own. The Constitution-class starships, which were also known as Starship-class1 or Class I Heavy Cruisers, were the premier front-line Starfleet vessels in the latter half of the 23rd century. They were designed for long duration missions with minimal outside support and are best known for their celebrated missions of galactic exploration and diplomacy which typically lasted up to five years.

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The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) was a 23rd century Federation Constitution-class starship operated by Starfleet. In the course of her career, the Enterprise became the most celebrated starship of her time. In her forty years of service and discovery, through upgrades and at least two refits, she took part in numerous first contacts, military engagements, and time-travels. She achieved her most lasting fame from the five-year mission (2265-2270) under the command of Captain James T. Kirk. In the early to mid-23rd century, at least twelve heavy cruiser-type starships, the Constitution-class, were commissioned by the Federation Starfleet. The vessel registered NCC-1701, which was constructed in San Francisco, was christened the Enterprise. Larry Marvick was stated to be one of the designers of the Enterprise, Dr. Richard Daystrom designed her computer systems, and Captain Robert April oversaw construction of her components, then commanded her during her trial runs and early missions. Sarah April served as the chief medical officer and designed several tools for the ship’s sickbay.

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Captain Christopher Pike commanded the Enterprise from the early 2250s into the 2260s. His missions included voyages to the Rigel, Vega, and Talos systems. Pike’s half-Vulcan science officer, Spock, who served under him for over eleven years, would become the starship’s longest-serving officer. In 2265, the Enterprise was assigned to a five-year mission of deep-space exploration, and command passed to James T. Kirk. The ship’s primary goal during this mission was to seek out and contact alien life. Captain Kirk’s standing orders also included the investigation of all quasars and quasar-like phenomena. Beyond her primary mission, the Enterprise defended Federation territories from aggression, aided member worlds in crisis, and provided scientific expeditions and colonies in her patrol area with annual examinations and support.

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Service aboard the Enterprise proved to be hazardous duty. At least fifty-eight officers and crew were killed between 2265 and 2269 – 13.5% of the standard complement of 430. Incidents with multiple fatalities included four security guards killed by Nomad in 2267 as well as five security guards killed by the dikironium cloud creature on Argus X in 2268. An outbreak of Rigelian fever, in 2269, killed three crewmen and imperiled the rest until a source of ryetalyn could be obtained.

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The Constitution-class featured the saucer section-engineering section-warp nacelle layout common to most Starfleet vessels. All ships of the class of the same level of refit appeared to be identical at first glance, but closer inspection revealed minor detail differences on certain vessels. Various science labs, numbering fourteen in all, (TOS: “Operation — Annihilate!” were located in the primary hull in the class’ original configuration. There were at least seven turbolifts that serviced the primary and secondary hulls. (TOS: “The Man Trap” The modular design of the Constitution-class allowed for component separation in times of crisis. The primary and secondary hulls could separate where the connecting “neck” joined the saucer, allowing either section to serve as a lifeboat if the other was too badly damaged.

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The Eaglemoss model is very good and beautiful to look at though I do wish it were a bit more bigger and the details were fleshned out. It’s still a must have for any Trekkie who wants to collect the ships. Enjoy the photos and I hope you take a look at my video.

RIP Robert Loggia

Robert Loggia, an Academy Award-nominated actor who embodied both swagger and mischievous charm, notably as a too-trusting Miami crime boss in “Scarface,” died Friday at his home in Los Angeles from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 85. He could portray an everyman’s understanding and a con-man’s cleverness to roles ranging from the owner of a toy company opposite Tom Hanks in “Big” to his Oscar-nominated turn as sordid private detective Sam Ransom in “Jagged Edge,” written by Joe Eszterhas and starring Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges. Loggia also played a violent mobster named Feech La Manna on a few episodes of the series The Sopranos.

He was born in Staten Island, N.Y., on Jan. 3 1930, played in memorable dramas and comedies during the 1980s and ‘90s. His resume included “An Officer and a Gentleman,” “Prizzi’s Honor”, “Independence Day” and “The Ninth Configuration.” Though he was nominated for a lead actor in a drama Emmy for his portrayal of a nonconformist investigator in “Mancuso, F.B.I.,” Loggia was less than pleased with the experience. The son of Italian immigrants, Loggia was raised in Manhattan’s Little Italy. As a student at the University of Missouri, he studied journalism, but that passion faded when he returned to New York and enrolled at the Actors Studio. In his first film ,in 1956, he played a mobster opposite Paul Newman in “Somebody Up There Likes Me,” based on the life of boxer Rocky Graziano.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey Loggia, and children.

Salvatore Loggia aka Robert Loggia (January 3, 1930 – December 4, 2015)

The Wanderer

Tell us about the top five places you’ve always wanted to visit.

  1. Canada – obvious answer if you have read my blog for a few months or so. I have been enamored with Canada and all things Canadians for a very long time. Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Halifax, Edmonton, Calgary etc etc. I wanna see them all and live there. I love you!
  2. The UK – England, Scotland, N. Ireland & Wales. I wanna see you. I wanna visit your pubs and drink your ales and eat fish n chips with the locals and watch football in your stadiums. I love you!
  3. The US of A – certain areas. Like New York, Boston, Delaware, Philly, Pittsburgh, Colorado, Austin, Miami, Tampa, Seattle, Chicago and parts of California. I wanna see you
  4. Spain – Ole! Spanish football, sangria, paella and beaches. Great architecture and lots of sights to see.
  5. Holland – I love your cities and your towns and your countryside. I wanna visit Holland and ….smoke em the whole night through.

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RIP Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland, American musician and singer-songwriter most famous for his tenure as lead vocalist for the rock bands Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at the age of 48. He had also established himself as a solo artist, releasing four studio albums, a cover album, a live album and collaborations with several other musicians since 1995. The singer’s manager, Tom Vitorino, confirmed his death on Thursday night.

A statement, on Instagram, said Weiland had “passed away in his sleep while on a tour stop in Bloomington, Minnesota, with his band The Wildabouts”. Weiland had a history of drug problems. He formed the Grammy-winning band Stone Temple Pilots, and was a member of supergroup Velvet Revolver. TMZ reported Weiland’s body was discovered on his tour bus outside a motel, near the venue where the band was due to play. As the frontman for the successful rock bands Stone Temple Pilots from 1986 to 2013, as well as the supergroup Velvet Revolver from 2003 to 2008, success set Weiland on a dangerous path. The musician, who struggled with bipolar disorder, turned to heroin, and addiction made it impossible for the band to continue.

Set adrift, he recorded a well-received solo album, 12 Bar Blues, and joined the rock supergroup Velvet Revolver – later admitting he did it for the money. “I can’t call it the music of my soul,” he told Spin magazine. In later years, he rejoined Stone Temple Pilots, and claimed to have kicked his bad habits. 1995, the singer was convicted of buying crack cocaine and sentenced to probation. He was jailed in 1999 for violating his probation after being convicted of heroin possession in 1998, and four years later, in 2003, sentenced to three years’ probation for drug possession. In 2008, he was sentenced to eight days in jail after pleading no contest to a drink driving charge. Velvet Revolver frequently had alter its schedules to accommodate Weiland’s court appearances and spells in rehab and the band’s 2007 release, Libertad, was the last to feature Weiland on vocals.

Scott Richard Weiland (né Kline;[1] October 27, 1967 – December 3, 2015)

Climate Control

The idea that the weather and people’s moods are connected is quite old. Do you agree? If yes, how does the weather affect your mood?

Ofcourse it is. Unless you live in a bubble or never step out of a climate controlled environment, the outside weather always affects your in small ways or big. When it is a nice, cool yet sunny day outside I want to go out and enjoy myself and wouldn’t mind walking about a bit. I feel free and fine  and jovial (even more than usual) and I want to have a good time.

What if it is raining heavily? I become quiet and withdrawn and reflective. I like to sit in a quiet corner and stare at the rainfall from the safety of my bedroom. I like to also stand in the balcony and enjoy the rainfall right next to me. I also become nostalgic and even quite romantic. I want to curl up in bed and not do much else other than cuddle (not that I get to do that) and take long naps.

What about when it’s extremely hot? I tend to get irritated and upset more often, the littlest things making me go mad. It’s human nature and I guess I am just human.

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