A bit disappointing that the Gearin Hotel cancelled their acoustic/roots nights but ‘such is life’ as Ned Kelly so succinctly put it.
I’ve been away to my friends farm which had been unlived in for awhile. As the farm’s never…Read more
the first wet and misty evening in awhile ... great for the land .. not so good for people getting out. Played four newish songs and felt comfortable with the whole thing. This may have something to do with practice…Read more
the sweat poured off my head as I struggled through my first and then got more comfortable with my second song. I'll keep going to as many songwriter concerts as work committments allow but Darling Harbour is too much at…Read more
gathering my courage, I'll play a few new songs on 15th October and, if I don't fall apart, I'll continue on to do a bigger spot at Darling Harbour on November 17th ... as part of The Songwriting Society of…Read more
What’s a reality check and how does it manifest? How to differentiate between the emotional ups and downs of life and real clarity? Reality check regarding my music ... hmm ... my original and motivating force has always been in…Read more
there were about 16 songwriting acts at The Excelsior Hotel last night. At 6 on the list were Scarlett Affection - two luscious young sisters. Their vocals were luscious - they just looked gorgeous and played beautifully and were a…Read more
Booked in to the Songwriters night at the Excelsior Hotel next Monday. It'll be my first public play for awhile .... probably three songs or so and could be anytime from 8pm. onward. If you're not in Sydney, Australia -…Read more
It’s late. I finish at 11pm at work where I’ve nearly lost the plot tonight. I am charged with the responsibility for keeping four clients with clean bums, good food and some real interaction. Hmm... so what. That’s the life…Read more
The images of grief on the faces of the women are so strong that I cannot differentiate - Palestinian, Jew. Grief is universal.
Holocaust has never been restricted to only one race and only one time. Armageddon arrives for most…Read more
A white full moon in a light blue sky lies well above the horizon and to my left. To my right, the setting sun throws rays into the vast expanse of dark cloud systems which have accompanied and shadowed my…Read more
first day of winter in the Blue Mountains and some more work before I go away briefly, to the warmth of Queensland.
As part of my understanding of what it means to be a stranger in another land .. and…Read more