Category Music

Tired and Broken.

  Dear friends and long suffering supporters!  So I have been busying myself with the following escapades – namely moving house. Randomly I have also played in an absinthe bar (supporting the great Lucky Jim) and shot a live music video video in a loft – no lie.  My wooden Buddha has suffered a broken […]

What’s that? The sun.

It’s been a long time coming. We knew it was there. Then, behold – a miracle! The sun finally blessed us with its presence. Hoorah! Out comes the pale flesh and away goes the winter wardrobe. I can’t tell you how much happier I feel when the sun is shining. Any lights really – fairy […]

Winter Solstice. Lots to Celebrate.

Happy Winter Solstice folks. I hope the day marks a change in engery and we can all move on into 2013 with great positivity and happiness. This year has been remarkable and I don’t say that lightly. Releasing an album is quite a task – as I discovered – and it doesn’t end there. As […]

Music is a vehicle. Love is the engine.

I’ve been camping in Kent. I’m nursing some humming bites in hard to reach places. Driving back got me thinking. Not everything is about music. Sometimes I forget this. Sometimes I forget why I am doing it. Some people ask me if I’d like to be famous. No. That’s not it. I’m quite happy writing […]

Precious Metals, Precious Moments.

Other than the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the flurry of Gold medals currently pouring in at the London 2012 Olympics – what else has been going on? In terms reaching goals and gaining accolades – these past few months have been unprecedented. In true form I give you a list – which is by no […]

Let the lyrics do the talking.

When I wrote the lyric ‘How we pull ourselves, from under the darkness that takes over us, some days…’ (Stone, Happiness + Victory, 2008) I wrote from real experience, a real day. Today was one of those days. Just when things begin to crack and threaten to fall apart, testing our values and rocking our […]

Some of us Work in Spirals.

I do. As I lay the guitar on the carpet after checking the battery for tomorrow’s gig, I go to the open folder and begin hole punching papers. I spy the bedroom/office floor is decorated with a trail of efforts and attempts of this nature. This is how I work. I have given up resisting […]

Week Four. Weak For…

Finally I’m sat at my desk. I can actually see the desk – this is progress. Around me are the preliminary sketches that could form part of my album artwork. I’ve also been letter stamping all of the song titles by hand and enjoying every minute of it – satisfying the designer in me. I’ve […]

Week One of 2012: Hurricanes and Drought

A blustery start to the year – flying roof tiles, cracking trees and the recycling had its own party on the street – welcome 2012! Not like a Brit to bang on about the weather? I couldn’t resist. Regardless, somehow it has been a fairly productive start to the year with new gigs booked and […]

New Year Wishes and Thanks.

I’m excited to be writing a new year wish to you all. It may just be the coffee – I’m on my third cup – I’m typing fast. It may also be because after the last 12 months I feel anything is possible and from the fruits of that 12 month labour comes my new […]