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return to the Excelsior Hotel

An odd but warm night at the Excelsior. Arrived so early that I took the chance to go outside and practice and by the time I got back inside I became number 15 in an open mike night. Got to…
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the Gearin Hotel acoustic/roots competition

The Hotel Gearin 26th October 2006 The Universe sometimes conspires to be kind. Opened the Blue Mountains Gazette to see mention of an acoustic/roots performance competition. After my stop/start performance at the Excelsior last week I practiced..I also got…
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the Excelsior Hotel 'open mike' night

The Excelsior Hotel John Chesher runs this very informal and laid back ‘open mike’ night into which the Songwriters Society adds whatever performers it has on the night. It’s a 100 km trip each way and plenty of time…
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Radio Skid Row 88.9FM

Radio Skid Row 88.9FM I’ve been ‘missing in action’ for more than a few years and the closest I’ve come to performing my songs in public is at the Group Home in which I work. Three of the four…
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ufo sighting

26th June 2006 Monday 6.30 p.m. near Willawarren and about 50km west of Kempsey, N.S.W. Australia I arrived at Margaret and Andy’s farm where we were about to head to central Queensland and onto to the Anakie gem fields. The…