It's often the artists and musicians whose lives alter most quickly after a change in Government.
Back in the 1980s, I would start a community music job, do it for about three weeks, and then the funding would be cut and I'd be back on the dole again.
Half Moon Young People's Theatre, Cambridge House Youth Project, you name it, I did half of it!
The sensation of walking across quicksand is always with me, and the sand is slurping and sucking away again; the tide is turning and anyone artsy is going to have to run for their lives.
Prepare for lift-off!