HERODOTUS & MY NEW ‘OLD’ GUITAR

I think I’ve fallen in love with my new ‘old’ guitar. I've even composed an instrumental with it for the new album - see below. I got it as a gift from a family friend who never used it that much. Better still it’s a rare early 1960’s Burns TR2 Guitar. The family friend had [...]

IT’S LIKE YOU DON’T EXIST

'Cleo the Wise Owl' She doesn't talk that much but she did mention that without bees, seeds & trees we are nothing.  Songs that that tell stories are fascinating me lately. I'm not sure why, although the plus with a song is - providing the melody is a good one - that a lyricist can [...]

THE ARTIST

I can’t draw let alone alone paint. However, fellow blogger Ted Giffin can. Not just can, he’s actually a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Indiana University, the Herron School of Art, plus he’s a musician as well. So, I get to see a pic of me (above) on his blog. I let my mother take [...]

PRIDE & TIME

‘Everything there is’ I can’t stop myself thinking about plastic. Boring but true. Like having a song on a loop inside your head, plastic has got under my skin. It’s like I’ve been set up to hate the stuff. That’s a good thing. Media sometimes does that. Not always. As a result I’ve ended up [...]

BECOMING ZOOLON

This ‘something’ was written in March 2016 following an 18-month drought of creativity, triggered by having discovered the crap reality that having a decent degree doesn’t mean you just walk into a half decent job (or any job). I only stumbled on these words the other day tucked inside an old guitar case I keep [...]