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The Calm after the Snow Melt

The snow-capped mountains reach towards the blue sky, and as they do so the white begins to fall away. Rivers of melted snow rush downward and soon join as one with the river below. Soon the river is flowing so fast it's uncontrollable. It has a life

Thinking About – Music in the not-so Distant Past

I love the TV program Endeavour. For those who have no idea what I'm talking about Endeavour is the prequel series for the popular TV show from the late 80s/Early 90s Inspector Morse. If you don't know who Inspector Morse is, don't worry, it's not important to

By |2019-03-04T11:36:47+01:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: music, Thinking About|Tags: , , , , , , |20 Comments

The Soundtrack of my Life – The Early Years (but a bit later…)

This is the second part of a short series of articles, the first can be found here. There comes a point when, although the music loved by our parents still influences us, we begin to notice our own tastes. This happened to me when I first began

By |2018-09-10T13:00:06+01:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: A Little Fun, Just for Fun, music|Tags: , , , , , , |5 Comments

10 Guitarists that Changed my Life

Well it seems like you all enjoyed the Bands that Changed my Life post last week so I thought I would do another along similar lines. I got my first guitar when I was 8 years old and, although it has enabled me to explore many other

10 of the Musicians/Bands that Changed my Life

If you've received this through email, then you probably won't be able to see the videos. Just click the header and you'll be taken to the post itself. I have had a love affair with music my whole life. When all of my friends were swapping football

By |2017-08-22T14:44:18+01:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , |27 Comments

Damh the Bard and Spiral Dance on Tour

I'm so happy to be able to let you know that I'll be touring with my good friends from Australia Spiral Dance during September. Tickets are on sale now and the Sussex date has already sold out. If you are near any of the venues, do come along

By |2017-08-01T11:41:15+01:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A Dream Come True

In 1978 my parents dropped me and my friend off outside the Brighton Centre to see our first ever live concert. It was Thin Lizzy on their Black Rose tour. Our seats were on the left side balcony and I will never forget my first encounter with

By |2016-12-01T12:49:08+01:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: music, News|Tags: , , , , , , |16 Comments

Good News for the Rainforest

In June I played a concert at the first CalderaFest Pagan music festival in Lafayette, Georgia. 29 bands over the course of three days and it was absolutely amazing. If you want to hear what happened I dedicated an entire DruidCast show to the festival and you

The Story of Tales from the Crow Man

Ok, I apologise. I was looking through some of my old blog posts looking to write a few more Story of the Song posts when I saw that I had also started a Story of the Album series, got up to The Cauldron Born back in 2014,

Tales from the Road – Caldera Fest 2016

About a year ago I got a PM on Facebook from the podcaster David Banach who runs the Magick Jukebox podcast. He'd had an idea. To bring together as many of the Pagan musicians he features on his podcast to play at a music festival in the

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