Celebrate the life of Chester Bennington on YouTube. Friday 27th October #LinkinPark #FuckDepression

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington tribute at the Hollywood Bowl will be live-streamed on YouTube this Friday, October 27. According to Billboard, the Linkin Park & Friends Celebrate Life in Honor of Chester Bennington concert will stream online at 7:45 p.m. PT. Early afternoon UK time, late evening for anyone in Australia, look out your own regions GMT and get the time right if you care to watch what will be an emotional night remembering a man who fought his demons, wrote about them and sang them to the World. He may be gone but but his Music is forever. Saying goodbye is choice, I say never say goodbye

The show will mark the first time the band has performed since Bennington’s suicide on July 20. Other acts set to perform include Blink-182, Bring Me The Horizon, Machine Gun Kelly, and Jonathan Davis from Korn.In addition to the tribute show, Linkin Park’s surviving members recently established the One More Light Fund in honor of Bennington as an off-shoot of the Music For Relief organization. Co-founded by Bennington, the nonprofit organization helps provide relief for survivors of natural disasters.

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[VIDEO] ♫ One More Light ♪ A Song for people tryingto beat sadness
Via Shaun Gibson on YouTube

Chester’s Wife Talinda (Twitter name: @TalindaB ) Tweet Below, is very strong in her message for #FuckDepression. My own natural thoughts as a fellow sufferer, as my Family do too is ‘Why do we say Rest In Peace’ after Death? And not say things like ‘Live in Peace’ when alive? – Why do we leave it too late, why don’t we notice the signs and help more before someome leaves us or ‘The light goes out’ on life? 😦 We must shove the Taboo nature of Suicide to one side and understand for MILLIONS of people it is a living emotion that lasts every waking moment. For many of us going to sleep at night or any time of the day is a quick release, waking up can be the moment we say ‘Enough’ – I can only promise my loved ones ‘I am trying’ alone, to beat Suicide and say #FuckDepression!



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♫ One More Light ♫ A Song for people trying to see the World – Imagine


When we sit down and don’t speak because we may worry what others may think, we oppress ourselves and each other. When we stand up and speak, we liberate ourselves and those around us. Before we can see the World and understand the World around us, first we must understand ourselves, accept ourselves and learn to like ourselves. Only then can we turn and look at the World without the basic human emotions that cloud our every thought, day and impulse. These 3 emotions are #HATE #ANGER and #FEAR. Once we remove, if we can remove these emotions, then life becomes something else, we become something else. Self importance dissipates and we see the World, we hear the World, we become less selfish and more caring towards first our own lives and Worlds, then the actual World itself. Selfish people doing selfish things for selfish gain will in the end be alone, those who decide to reach out are never alone. Down the right-hand side of my blog are video’s, each a video I seen that gave me power of my own thoughts. The video that hit me most is the Charlie Chaplin great dictator speech, it is Words spoken in 1940 when our World was at War, but the Words ring true today, the images speak of the selfish acts that many of us can feel. Some feel, some can’t. We must respect this because to be free is to allow freedom of others, as long as no harm is being done, sadly much harm is happening Globally as I type, as you read. People are in Genocide being killed for Selfish reasons, yet only a few of us care. If each day every living soul awoke with one purpose, example of purpose would be ‘To make one person smile’ Imagine we ALL did this, we could change the World over-night. The very thing many of us crave is in sight, but the blind are blinded by consumption of selfish acts by selfish perverted people. We must stand up, we must unite. I know I am not alone, and neither are you. Will you look only at yourself or will you look at the World and care? I grew up with an elder telling me “I cry for Humanity”, so my Childhood till today has been a journey of discovery of self, my World and yours. Education is simple if we know it exists outside our own front door or even our own minds. Life is hard, yet many make it harder, so logic tells us life can be easier. Living in the moment meant this moment only, moments of self reflection come and go for me personally, what about you?






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ROCKY BALBOA – More Than a Movie?

I have this framed on my living room wall to remind me

I have this framed on my living room wall to remind me

Remind me of what? That it was just a movie or it was motivation for us all to know we can win when loss is all we see. I did boxing for many years as a kid but never really wanted to fight. I was put into boxing by my Dad to teach me street rules, not academic rules. It gave me an insight to what reality was doing boxing training, with my trainer at the time the Scottish Middleweight Champion. I so wanted to fight for real for a long time but as I have said my Dad wouldn’t let me fight real till I could protect myself, back then I never got it, today I try to tell my sons about it. Circle of life and all that. Why write a book to be unread? Why write a song to not listen? Why make a movie to not watch? What I do here is the same as any of these 3 things, I am reaching, trying, living and learning. Rocky made me love America and for a time I believed the ‘American Dream’ Only to grow older aged 42 now to know that dream died. The Newsroom TV Show’s first scene have you seen it? For me this is the UTTER TRUTH of America. I will leave a few video’s that inspire me, in hope it inspires people who need inspired today. Rocky and Back to the Future made me fall in love with America as a kid in a broken world. What the guy says in the 1st video below is sadly the reality, the internet shows the truth sadly. And this is why I dislike social media yet have a hard time turning away from it because I know I have been helped so I want to help back in any way I can. I love America but Government and Media have made it wrong and lies and, well other things you can define at will. #Respect 


The Most Honest Three Minutes In Television History
The sad truth of what happend to America
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ROCKY BALBOA Deleted scene (very sad)
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Carl Weathers Interview on the Rocky Series
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Rocky’s Nervous Breakdown Hurts Mickey (Deleted Scene) Very SAD
Via: DRUMMABOY J. on You Tube


Rocky Balboa Speech – Motivation
Via: SALERNO on You Tube


Rocky III – Rocky Says Goodbye to Mickey
Via: OfficialRockyBalboa on You Tube


The Very Best Of Rocky Balboa- Tribute
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Via: USAMADE316 on You Tube


Unreal truth spoken from American past that is true today, always the truth is there
What could have been, then his Brother, what would the USA be today?
Via: AwsmMayCry on You Tube



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#Decisions – Letter to ‘All Addicts’ – Drugs/Drink/Gambling & more

Pen.jpeg As I have this page ShaunyNews and all these other outlets I guess I better type something before I have to pay money back. Had a real good few weeks, re-connected in fun with family and friends, all good. It has been 2 months almost to the day I said “Enough of my addiction” I wrote about it here Fibromyalgia – I have had enough, it ends here for me <Click) When I read that back I see a guy lost at sea alone, but that was good, reality had sunk it that if I didn’t change I was going make life hard for all the people I love, so, that article above is the same as anyone readying themselves for perhaps “MAKING THAT DECISION” Decisions can be all of the issues below and many more

1.    A woman ready walk away from an abusive partner, but can’t through fear

2.    An alcoholic wasting their families money, rent, Christmas money on alcohol

3.    A person alone and sad thinking “I need to get out and live” but often can’t

4.    Any person at odds with life, be it life, God or conscious thinking

5.    A heroin addict whose family has had a funeral for them while they breath

6.    A Person, 30% of Heroin addicts <Click) who had a life and had that funeral also. Lost it at the Dr’s office

7.    A person too old, and comfortable, to walk away from being unhappy, so they remain

8.    A kid leaving School with “What will I become” choice to make, a life decision us Elders help with

9.    A person who is shy, gossips, cares what the neighbours think, unable to understand nor notice why they do this

10. A person in love about to sexually cheat on their love, to a gay, lesbian, transgender or Bi-sexual who can’t open the closet door.

All these are ‘Decisions. All above we either felt or had to carry or carry for another. When all is said and done we make decisions, some right some wrong. The only ‘what I can take from all this is, I am aware I make decisions that will make others feel or good or bad. Every day every one of must decide, we must make the choice or die trying, because at the end of the day, as many good ‘Comedians have said ‘We end in a box regardless, so I say make your choices and smile while doing so. I have a friend, their name begins with ‘J and they were number 1. Unhappy and a ‘Decision away from a new life or another 30 years of what they just lived, what did they decide?

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In this moment I am sorry I must be selfish and talk about my own ‘Decisions quickly. Self loathing I have grown to dislike. I made a ‘Decision a few Months ago privately with my Dr to ‘Decide to come off medication. So here I am 6 good weeks in, hospital trip when I came off too quick aside I am doing ok. The decision I made was for me but also for my future and the future of all those who call me Son, Brother, Lover, Dad, Daddy or friend and any other definition

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imagesThe last 5 days or so I have the bad withdrawal feelings. I have awoken wide awake hallucinating ‘HELL. I have awoken, wide awake hallucinating ‘HELL. I can’t move, yeah twice. The ‘Feelings of Dr Heroin need are grabbing my mind today, the real fight has begun. If I want to walk both my daughters down the aisle never mind see my boys get married, I have to stand by my decision. Do not dare give me sympathy, I willingly took Dr’s Heroin, had I chosen with hindsight, I would have chosen different. Decision is pride, love, lust, hate, envy, gluttony and you get the drift, choose well! download Ask yourself one question dear reader, have you always chosen wisely? Are you perfect? If you thought yes, sadly you are in for a shock and you need to make better decisions. Life hurts if we allow it be we disabled, depressed, lost, sad or we just have to make that ‘Decision

 Do you have ‘Decision to make dear reader? x

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Met a Palestinian Woman and Kid Today – Heartbreaking

My two little girls playing at the eye pavilion

My two little girls playing at the eye pavilion

Think this is hate? Look down the right hand side of my page. That is what I am. See what is here, not what you want to see!

Telling this story will sadly, through Religion get me disliked but it’s a story I am going to share. I stand in solidarity with Palestine for the same obvious reasons the ENTIRE EUROPEAN CONTINENT AND WORLD DOES, America is the ONLY Country to back Israel, and we MUST ask why. Because families are being systematically destroyed each passing year. I DON’T CARE ABOUT YOUR STUPID RELIGIOUS BOOKS OR WHAT PATH YOU FOLLOW WITH GOD!! I sat and spoke to this woman who after a few minutes I found her name was (Don’t hold me to the spelling) Besema and her 5 year old daughter Dema, image below. I was at the eye pavilion today with my Daughters above. While the eye chemicals were working on Chloe’s (My Daughter) eye’s we went to the play room and right away I seen this shy woman dressed in clothes not from my Country

The room was busy to the left side where the toys were, all the parents were involved bar 1, then it was me and Besema, her daughter being half blind was having a hard time so I sat beside Besema and said ‘Hi’ She looked at me in almost terror. I grabbed Chloe and said “This is my Daughter, she has small eye problem, is your daughter ok” Surprised as I was she spoke good English, she has family in Edinburgh and came over here in January and may have to go home, long story. We just chatted kids for a while and I knew she was shy and felt out of place or anxious, Dawn knew exactly what I was doing as I do this often with foreigners when we are in waiting rooms etc, I just say “Hi” I see pain or lonely and must help, don’t ask why


Besema and her 5 year old daughter Dema

Besema told me her Husband was killed building a house when a bomb went off; she was trying not to cry. I asked why and when she came to be in Scotland and this was the reason. To make matters worse she then told me Dema was almost killed when a bomb hit her school. The kid has 35% vision in one eye and less in the other. Besema told me the story and I looked her in the eye trying not to cry myself.  She was alone, upset, foreign land, husband dead and daughter going blind, this woman’s life was torn to bits by the Evil that is Israel and Christianity in some shape or form. Christians I don’t get you, you see past blood and smile, this, culture wise, I don’t know if any of the modern World would get this. I say always America is 4.5% of all the 7 Billion on Earth. China and India are like 3 Billion alone, huge Countries, Europe is near 700 Million, USA is 300 Million, I am only asking “How can less than 5% of our species hold the rest back so much. They don’t see it, research it, the answer is no and will stay no even if God showed them the truth. I am talking the REAL haters like down below

There I was, with my kids, my partner, just after parking our big car and leaving our big house. And there I was staring at the reality of what Israel do so Palestine, The very thing I write about was looking back at me, thing meaning the story, not the woman or child. I asked her “What percentage/how many in Palestine are Hamas” She replied with her fingers making a small sign and saying “Very small” Now I already knew this, Israel support will say she lied or I lie, that much is true. There are as many Hamas in Palestine as there was IRA in Ireland. The answer being not many, trust me on this, enough to cause damage but not even 1% of the population. She told me in Palestine they get lied to, they are told the outside World does not care for them, they get flooded a lot by Israel, they get electricity and gas to warm children cut off in Winter. It is not just what we see on TV, this is barbaric. Before I left she stood up and hugged me tight and I had to gulp VERY HARD to not cry. I said goodbye and gave her daughter a small hug and gave her daughter a small amount of money to buy a sweetie or a little toy, what else was I to do? What was I to do? Just ignore this woman’s plight. I don’t know when 4.5 of this World, yes America! Will understand Europe will free Palestine, not you, not the USA not Palestine, Europe will free Palestine and it will be soon. Isolating both the USA and Israel more in the International community. I came back and deleted the capitol letters I had all over this page as I have slept and are in different mind, I am not angry anymore, I am just more knowledge. I can’t imagine sitting, standing. laying in bed and not caring about Besema and her daughter Dema. Tonight I will lay in bed and probably be upset, today I seen the evil in people I call friends in the face of a poor woman and her blind daughter 

My Own Prison – Creed – Close advert for lyrics
Via Francisco Reyes on You Tube

This all happened in 10 minutes then we had to go. In the end Chloe needed glasses and we came home and here I am trying not to cry again. Knowing sadly the first thought of Pro-Israeli bible basher’s will be “SHAUN IS LYING” Yes if you thought this you are the evil fecker. You sit in your fecked up world with your fecked up book and invisible friends while a nation who hate their own Government in Israel for the way they treat Palestine.  I don’t get why Christian American’s don’t understand here. All I am trying to do is make these people, the ones who hate, understand the people in Israel dislike their own Government. I proved it

As Israel commits Genocide, love shows the way – Social media campaign goes viral – #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies

As Israel commits Genocide, love shows the way – Social media campaign goes viral – #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies

Search #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies on Twitter

Search #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies on Twitter

Search #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies on Twitter

Search #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies on Twitter

I sat today and seen myself the hurt and despair and reality of life in Palestine. If you want to back Palestine BLINDLY then be evil, yeah go and blindly live by Jesus teachings (NOT EVERYONE) and be an idiot and live a shallow hollow life. I don’t hate but I am angry this second. I am angry at the utter uneducated manner in what many American Christians refuse to feel sympathy for the only country on Earth being torn to bits and killed by a 1st World country with a 1st World War machine. 1st World means, the best, top of the chain. How people can deny this through a guess, a hunch, whatever, I just can’t fathom, really I can’t understand but America (The part I speak with) Ask as many people Worldwide this question “Should Palestine be free” You will lose every friend of person you speak to and their respect . I know many Religious American’s who actually hate Israel for what they do so there are American Christians who dislike what Israel do. Sadly, when it comes down to it, people actually believe in Noah’s Ark although it would have been impossible for 2 of every Animal to get to a place in the World we now cal Iran (Irony here huh?) , so this tells the story to everyone reading who has free will and a free mind and can think outside a religious box

There, I have said it, it is off my mind and out my system till I sit down later and remember her kids face again. An innocent little girl like my 2 daughters who suffesr because a small percentage of Earth, some Christians from the USA and a very one sided media tell them how to think. You don’t hear people say “The people inside Israel dislike their Government” it is just a phrase, some words, more words for you to ignore in-case you annoy your invisible God who has forsaken the people of Palestine. I keep hearing “They can go to Jordan” – No they can’t! They are as Landlocked as the Irish and Scottish were once on this small Ireland to English death squads, today, today they are landlocked and it is 2015, not thousands of years ago. Religion is killing this WorldAnd you in turn will kill us all with your religious delusional thinking.

I will say this, if you support Isreal, you are doing so blindly via whatever God, I don’t want to know or understand how nasty a person like this can become so. I am also sorry but a line in the sand must be drawn. If I have offended any Israel supporters….

….GOOD! Because below is why Palestine will be free’d




Joan Rivers: ‘Palestinians deserve to be dead’ – August 9th 2014


~~~~KARMA? for an EVIL, EVIL WOMAN~~~~

US TV Star Joan Rivers Dies In New York Aged 81 – September 4th 2014

3 weeks after saying

3 weeks after saying “Palestine’s deserve to die” Joan died. I believe Karma comes to us all



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Murray D’Angelo died after running from taxi in motorway horror – I knew him!

Murray with pregnant girlfriend Rachel who is expecting his baby

Murray with pregnant girlfriend Rachel who is expecting his baby

By @ShaunyGibson – Used to be @ ShaunyNews

Murray was from Broomhouse in Edinburgh, I had met him a few times and was a really decent lad. We were not best friends but if we met we spoke. Good athlete, liked boxing and working out at the Gym, really confident lad. Amazing times ahead with Rachel and sadly it’s gone. In the blink of an eye, hundreds of peoples lives are changed with a baby girl on the way. Rachel will get support from all over but this is hard for her. The two lads in the taxi with him should come forward and tell the police what they know, they longer they hide the worse it will be for them. For them to do a runner at a time like this is just pathetic and sad. R.I.P Murray, a true gentleman, Today I did an article on a kid who was murdered by his Mother (We are told) Two woman who died in 2 different car crashes, not I stumble onto this.

Always up for a party

Always up for a party

A MAN who died after running from a taxi on to a motorway was due to become a dad for the first time. Tragic Murray D’Angelo, 28, was killed on Saturday morning after he and two friends got out of a taxi on the M8 on the outskirts of Edinburgh . His heartbroken girlfriend Rachel Symington is pregnant with their first child and friends said they had been busy making plans to move into a new home. A devastated pal who asked not to be named said: “It’s tragic. Murray was so excited about being a dad.

“They were making plans to move to a new house and prepare for her arrival. “Rachel is absolutely devastated and struggling to take in what’s happened.” The friend said the couple had picked out names and had delighted in showing off scan photos of their baby. He said: “It’s heartbreaking he won’t be here to see his little girl.”

Murray and Rachel's baby girl, Murry won't see his Daughter

Murray and Rachel’s baby girl, Murry won’t see his Daughter

Hundreds of tributes to the dad-to-be have been posted on social media. Murray was hit by two vehicles within seconds of leaving the cab on the M8 between Hermiston and Gogar junctions. He died at the scene. Police are still hunting for the two men in the taxi with Murray. They are believed to have left the scene shortly after they ran from the cab, around 6.15am. The road was closed for 10 hours as police carried out investigations, resulting in huge tailbacks.




Chronic Pain Syndrome, Sleeping Patterns, Pain, God and much more!


Anyone with Chronic Pain Syndrome should be able to understand here. Sleeping patterns, they are awful and just when you think you have found a routine to sleep, like a normal person, along comes the pain and leaves you in agony and unable to sleep

I go through this every week, for months, for years now, I am past making it annoy me I guess I have accepted it, but it still depresses me. I have not been told I am clinically depressed, some people just get depressed once in a while, happens to the best of us yeah?

I personally seem to go through a pattern of 4 days. An example of this week below

Sunday – Good sign, I was asleep just before midnight and up before 09:00 am!

Monday – Sleeping for 23:00 and awake at 07:30 with the kids = Superb

Tuesday – Fell asleep at 22:00 and was up and showered for 07:30 am all told

Wednesday – Fell asleep at 22:00 again, and was up with my Daughters at 08:00 am

Thursday – Tonight…………NOTHING

Friday – As I type it is 04:05 and I am in agony, tonight it is my left hip, it feels locked, it feels like I have a fracture or a break, I just can’t move it. So 1 Diazepam, 1 Dihydrocodeine and 1 Tramadol later and lashings of Voltaren Gel and the pain has reduced a whopping 10% or so

See this is just one of 100 things about Chronic Pain. The pain is the main show in town, but all these small side effects, issues due to pain and medication, or lack of medication, or too much medication, having to take more medication because of the medication you are on, sleep, making plans, going out for a meal for example is near on impossible for me, visiting family and friends, going to the shops, going to the bathroom, showering or bathing to getting dressed and all in-between are a REAL issue

So not only are you in pain, you are miserable due to all the things that come with this invisible disability people discriminate against every day, WHY? You ask. Well if you are not in a wheelchair coming out of your car in a disabled parking bay you are a cheat and lair to people watching on, yeah these sad people who are perfect and have a perfect life. I am joking of course, these people are so sad and miserable they go about pointing others issues out to distract from their own problems. Why is this relevant you ask, well it is because it is all part of the issue. Pain is the tip of a very big iceberg afloat at Sea for people with Chronic Pain, and tiny problems become monster problems

I would not wish this crap on my worst enemy, if I had an enemy. I don’t keep enemies, they can keep me, you are on your own, so I would not wish this on a Dog or a Cat or any other Animal. It is truly the most difficult way to live, especially when 99% of us had a pain free childhood, and knew a life where there was no pain, we could do anything, like anybody, but  the pain comes and it  is like all over body toothache. This is the best way I can describe this pain, all over body toothache feeling

It could be worse, and I know it could be, but right this second, I am done, I had a slight argument with an Admin on a cracking Social Media site tonight, and I think perhaps this played a part. As many with Chronic Pain will testify, a STUPID debate or one wrong word can set you off into the land of stress, sadly for us, Stress = more pain, then worrying about the pain leads to more pain, this in-turn leads to a depression type feeling, yeah, you got it, leading to more pain and due to one medication I have the memory of the stupidest goldfish in the class 🙂

I am on the path looking for God at the moment, and sadly times like this I ask “Why God” and I hear people say “God works in mysterious ways” or “It is Gods way of helping you become a better person” And if the truth be told, living like this gives you a sense of caring. But God, if you are listening. I care, I have learnt my lesson, I am done, can you please stop? Can you realise that I am not happy to learn this? I am not happy with this Mystery God.  I respect your ways God, I do, but not this way I don’t! 14 years of pain getting worse as I approach age 40. I have had enough God. No saying or religious meaning at this second will help me understand why you put me in all this pain. I am not a Buddhist that I know off. So please God, whatever your plan is for me, can I ask you re-think the plan? Because this is HELL to me. I talk to you, reach to you, I have done for many years, but the pain still comes. If you are trying to build my character, God I have character. Please, enough! I beg. Let me live with less pain so I can be a regular Husband and Father and go back to having some sort of life.

I don’t ask for much. In-fact I  don’t pray for much, this is a sick joke now, but that is the pain talking. I just want to be regular and normal and sleep like the rest of the inhabitants in the GMT -/+0 Time Zone. As things stand I am Australian one week, and from the West Coast of the USA the next with a hint of GMT time thrown in for good measure 😦

Please God

I am deeply sorry for anyone who suffer as I do, it blows


War – A beautiful song reminding us what War REALLY is (Maybe Graphic)

James Blunt, Singer, Songwriter

James Blunt, Singer, Songwriter

James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter and former army officer, whose debut album, Back to Bedlam and single releases, including “You’re Beautiful” and “Goodbye My Lover”, brought him to fame in 2005. His repertoire can be best described as a mix of acoustic-tinged pop, rock and folk. After recording on the independent American label Custard Records, Blunt won two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards, and by 2006 was nominated for five Grammy Awards. The following year, he released his second album All the Lost Souls (2007). Blunt’s third studio album, Some Kind of Trouble, was released in November 2010. Worldwide, Blunt has sold over 18 million albums, and his debut album, Back to Bedlam, is the best-selling album of the 2000s in the UK.
Blunt was an officer in the Life Guards, a cavalry regiment of the British Army, and served under NATO in Kosovo during the conflict there in 1999. While posted to Kosovo, Blunt was introduced to the work of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF or “Doctors Without Borders”). Since then, Blunt has supported MSF by holding meet-and-greet auctions at many of his concerts.

Because the British Army sponsored his university education, Blunt was obliged to serve a minimum of four years in the armed forces. He stated on an interview in his Back to Bedlam sessions that he chose to join the military as “his father was pushing for it, so that Blunt could obtain a secure work placement and income”. Blunt trained at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.  He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Life Guards, a unit of the Household Cavalry, where he rose to the rank of captain. One of his first assignments was to the British Army Training Unit Suffield in Alberta, Canada, where his battalion was posted for six months in 1998 to act as the opposing army in combat training exercises.

In 1999, he served as an armoured reconnaissance officer in the NATO deployment in Kosovo. Initially assigned to reconnaissance of the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia -Yugoslavia border, Blunt and his unit worked ahead of the front lines directing forces and targeting Serb positions for the NATO bombing campaign. His unit was given the assignment of securing the Pristina International Airport in advance of the 30,000-strong peacekeeping force; however the Russian army had moved in and taken control of the airport before his unit’s arrival. Blunt refused to carry out this order. There were less intense moments during Blunt’s Kosovo assignment. Blunt had brought along his guitar, strapped to the outside of his tank. At some places, the peacekeepers would share a meal with hospitable locals, and Blunt would perform. It was while on duty there that he wrote the song “No Bravery”.

A keen skier, Blunt captained the Household Cavalry alpine ski team in Verbier, Switzerland, eventually becoming champion skier of the entire Royal Armoured Corps. He had extended his military service in November 2000, and after an intensive six-month army riding course was posted to the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment in London, England. During this posting, Blunt was interviewed about his responsibilities on the television programme “Girls on Top”, a series highlighting unusual career choices. He stood guard at the coffin of the Queen Mother during the days of her lying in State and was part of the funeral procession on 9 April 2002. Blunt left the army on 1 October 2002 having served six years.

James Blunt was just an ordinary lad, serving in the British Army and didn’t like what he seen. He is famous for songs like “You’re Beautiful” and “”GoodBye my Lover” James served in Kosovo in the Bosnia war and documented a lot on film, soon after writing a song about it. The video has been edited many times to suit agendas over war, the video below is the official one, and is graphic

But I think we all need to see bad things. More so the song is BRILLIANT. Please enjoy, and understand the song. James went back to Kosovo and met people he had before and did a gig for the families and Army still there. He is a remarkable man. In my opinion

If you cry when you have watched this, don’t worry, I did

PLEASE LISTEN! – *Audio Blog* – Story about a little girl from Africa and my hate about Greed!! We must listen and change this


This is what my Audio is about. A rant at Greed

Today I read a story about a young girl from Africa, I did a 10 minute Audio on this, as well as the opposite, Greed!!

I am angry as well as sad today reading this, and having to watch Bankers and CEO’s make Millions of pounds/Euros/Dollars makes me sick

If you give a shit about the world, PLEASE listen to what I have to say, and watch the pictures as I speak. Our world is not right.

I am also sorry for swearing in this Audio, but I can’t help it, this makes me angry. I won’ say any more, listen away

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Why regretted yesterday if you are happy today?

20131228-1435344:30 and can’t sleep again, annoying, but we just go with it now, I mean as a family, it used to anger and frustrate me, now I just write about it and watch some Family Guy or something

I just wanted to blog something, so I picked the subject of regretted, things we did in our past we hate, or thing we shouldn’t have done, you get the drift, regretting what you did in the past. Like everyone reading this, I have done many things in my years I fully regretted and the silly mistakes along the way

BUT, if I had not made these mistakes, would I be as happy and content as I am today? The answer is maybe not! You see I don’t live worrying about last year, last week, or yesterday, and I don’t care for tomorrow, I live for moments, right now, this very second, as you read this, I am in a moment, and I don’t look back, and not look forward, I look forward to events, sure, football, family parties, birthdays, watching my kids grow, I am looking forward to all that, but I am not worried about what may come, as there is nothing I can do. A comment was left on a social network site by a friend, social friends, saying “Shaun you worry too much” I laughed as I never worry. Even in AGONY 10/10 pain I tend to get my spirits up, I fight, I  don’t concern myself with negative emotion, how people can judge through a phrase or a small tweet or comment, I will never know

As you get old you learn if you live in the past you will remain in the past. Example, say you did something 10 years ago and it effected your job progression and today you in a job you hate, this would be something you regretted, there is nothing you can do apart from get up today and try and better yourself, I have done this, but through the disability, the pain, the depression caused by the pain, the days in Hospital in more pain trying to make me better, the issues it causes in my house, nothing bad, we just can’t arrange things because nobody knows how I will be, but everyone in my house accepts this and we just get on with it

In life, this second, I could not be happier. But yesterday I was told my Aunt, my Mothers sister has lung cancer, this made me sad, and I still am, but from speaking to family she is content and still smiling and there are things they can do. The pain keeping me up right now is a total nightmare, but still I am happy, I am just a happy lad, many who have never met me, or you for that matter pre-judge us, it is what we all do, it is a built in mechanism we can’t control, but I try. If someone does something nasty, read a few blogs down, I will do what I have to, when I can’t do anything, I let it go. Other than that I am a helpful caring person. when I say “More love, Less hate” I mean it from my heart

But through all that, I am one happy bunny, I rejoice in each day, and what it may bring. If I am being honest most days are the same, routine is high on the list here, but I just get on with it, why worry about what may happen tomorrow, or next week or next year? There is nothing we can do about that, same as the mistakes we made, they are done, and we can’t change them. We can make up for things in life sometimes, but on a personal level all any of us can do is live for right this second and plan the best we can for moments to come

Life is about moments, some good, some bad, some awful, but right in this moment my life is good, so I can’t and won’t allow myself to yearn for stupid mistakes yesterday or get all worked up about what may or may not happen in the coming days and future

We live and learn, and if I can ever give anyone any advice it would be, live for now, love for now, be happy for now. If you made mistakes that made things bad, all you can do is look back, try and make amends, but the mistake is done.

Live for now, live for today, don’t live in the past, and don’t worry about tomorrow.

More love, less hate.


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