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BLU FM 89.1

Invitation to talk and play on the 24th March on Bryan Cutts radio show which runs from 10am to midday every Saturday. I like radio...it's like being in your living room....well maybe not my living room or yours...too much equipment…
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accoustic night at the Gearins Hotel

last night went well inasmuch as I got through to the semi-final of the Gearins Hotel accoustic/roots series. This is a home town pub gig with performers bringing their own crowd. As I dont have a home crowd, I suppose…
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Gearins Hotel

Got shown a scale recently. Not the first time shown but the first time comprehended. Now I have something that will keep me occupied for life and in the short term, will help with my songs at the Gearins in…
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gone quiet

the garden has tree ferns as it's foundation....many have offshoots at the base and one has a complete fern growing from half way up the trunk....there are orange tiger lylies on four foot long waxy, dark green leaved, canes.....petunias,pansies and…
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2BLU FM and ....

The winds dropped overnight which gave some respite re bushfires. Went to the Gearins to take part in the semi final and happily went on second. I didn't get through to the final but, apart from sweat running into my…
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the day before

It’s quite eerie living down the road from Paradise. The helicopters take off and land in the oval across the street. There are more aircraft movements but no immediate smoke from the bushfires, raging in the gusty winds. Once the…
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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…