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I'm so dyslexic I get vuja de

.... so said the comic on t.v. and which gave me a chuckle. I’d been musing about ‘hopes for the future’. ... cheap devices which have the potential to free us from an oil dominated world. Power and dependence. Both…Read more
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it's a cool night

Thunder rolls closer in the mountain air. The power goes off for short periods and demonstrates how dependent we are on the power grid. It would have been in accord with the natural desire to be power independent to go…Read more
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Brief trip away

a few days elsewhere can sure refresh the spirit. The farm, some good company and I got to stand up and play and found it not so difficult. Plectrum is rolling less between my fingers and new rythems arise. Where…Read more
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more music

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
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Gearin's accoustic/roots night

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
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Acoustic/Roots at the Gearins

The Gearin's have another yearly acoustic/roots competition which I can enter without getting too disturbed by playing in public. I'll be on early in the evening on Wednesday 24th October.
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the Excelsior Hotel

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
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the Excelsior Hotel

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
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music Sept.2007

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
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Scarlett Affection

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
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songwriters night

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
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the way is onwards ... what else?

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