Mark Geraghty’s ~ Wild and Wacky Blog 🖌

Welcome to my rambling and hopefully insightful, blog.

Whether you’ve stumbled across this site or searched for me, I’m grateful for your interest.

I just hope you’ll spend a little more time reading some of my mental meanderings?

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Have I finally become comfortably numb?

“Now I’ve got that feeling once again I can’t explain you would not understand This is not how I am I have become comfortably numb” So, I lie here listening, once again, to the powerful, poignant and prescient songs of the magnificent PINK FLOYD! The words, like a faceless captor, torture me psychologically and semantically; … Continue reading Have I finally become comfortably numb?

Dustin Hoffman – Black & White, Good & Bad, Positive & Negative Ying and Yang.


I have just sat on an airplane, for 50 mins, and listened to Kirsty Wark’s interview with 79-year-old Dustin Hoffman, on her programme Desert Island Discs. Bizarrely, it’s Dustin’s birthday today! What an amazing, unpretentious but damaged man (by his own admission) he is! Yet his honesty and seeming disdain for the successes and achievements … Continue reading Dustin Hoffman – Black & White, Good & Bad, Positive & Negative Ying and Yang.


A Day to Celebrate the Pleasures of being part of this amazing planet!

So, as my day draws to a close I reflect, it’s been a good one! Still a way to get home (at Paddington London, final destination Stockport Manchester). But with Genesis playing in my headphones, my mood is incredibly lifted! Listening to music today, for me, is the modern equivalent of latter-day poetry. The lyrics … Continue reading A Day to Celebrate the Pleasures of being part of this amazing planet!

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