Tag Archives: Music

Time Isn’t After Us

…and you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack…and you may find yourself playing to an appreciative audience in the local arts centre…as part of a day of events and workshops to mark mental health awareness week…and you may … Continue reading

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Joy

Music has ruled my life. From parroting melodies and lyrics off the radio at a precociously early age (which must have annoyed the living crap out of everyone within earshot) to joining a choir at school, to guitars lessons, to … Continue reading

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Middle-Age Kicks

In a subterranean world of coffee, cool and chips I soak up the new wave/post-punk sounds of my youth: songs of anger, energy, invention; the manifesto of self-definition through self-expression. There is little sign of this formative influence on my … Continue reading

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Not Yet Doing The Lambeth Walk

I can’t recall the last time I travelled to London on a train. A train? Ideas above my station (shit pun intended) and it must mean someone else is picking up the bill. Well yes, it does mean that but … Continue reading

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Another Hospital, Another Life

The first time I had to stay in hospital came when I was a very small child and I have no memories of the experience. I think I had blood poisoning but have no idea how long I was kept … Continue reading

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Vain Lines Dawdling

Some believe that travel changes a person, that faraway sights and starry nights on distant shores can imbue pieces of the world itself into the soul to forever bind human and planet together like tree-trunk and ivy. If this were … Continue reading

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A Trick Of Time, A Change Of Faces

The heart is a powerful organ yet infinitely fragile at the same time. My own has been pushed and pulled over the past few days courtesy of many factors: leaving behind my beloved in beautiful California to come home to … Continue reading

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