Squeaking your Language

June 29, 2015

I survived panto. It’s behind me.

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Finnish on a song

June 24, 2015

I’m in Panto. Oh yes I am.

The rather wonderful Cart Before the Horse crew are staging “Soup from a Sausage Skewer” at the Bookmark Theatre in Bloxwich this Sunday. Our first performances were last weekend and we have two left to come. Read the rest of this entry »


Off to play in Kenilworth

November 12, 2013

I’m playing a gig this Thursday in The Tree House Bookshop, Kenilworth.

We’re kicking off around eight in the evening, and it’s free entry (we’ll stick a hat round at some point) and everyone is welcome to join us. It would be lovely to see you.


Selling Up

September 13, 2013

In 1997 I persuaded my Dad to let me spend the inheritance I was due to receive the following year. I blew the lot (not a huge amount, but enough at the time) on a brand new synthesiser. It was a Roland XP-10, and I’ve used it ever since. Read the rest of this entry »


My first ever proper solo Blues gig.

October 14, 2012

I have just been asked to leave after four songs at my first ever solo Blues gig.
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Messing around in Notes

June 25, 2012

Improvisation. Why is it when I want to, I can’t, and when I do, it’s almost unexpected? I have been improvising all my musical life. It started by swinging the quavers in simple melodies in the very first piano books I was given to learn from, and continues to this day. I love to sit down for half an hour or so and just let rip. Read the rest of this entry »


Diversity in Sung Worship

January 9, 2011

OK, I’m a worship music geek. I’m not a trend setter, nor a dedicated fashionista, but I do have certain standards. Read the rest of this entry »