Devon

The Winter King – Where it was written

A couple of weeks ago I played at the PF Devon and Cornwall conference, a gig I love to play each year, and a great reason to step foot upon my home county of Cornwall. On the Sunday after the conference the Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft opens

Sources of Inspiration 2 – Places of Peace

The Quest for the Awen, yearning for those three sweet drops to fall upon my tongue, to open my eyes and see the world through the eyes of a poet is still a Quest that drives me every day. Nature is the world's most intoxicating drug and

Circles of Stone

What are they, these enigmatic circles of stone that can be found all across this land of Albion? I remember the first time I consciously visited one. It was the Merry Maidens stone circle in Cornwall. My eldest son Zakk was still a baby, the sun was

Playing Catchup – Tales from the Road – The Arena House Concert

It's been some time since I posted a proper blog entry. I've been so busy playing music, recording, and writing that The Bardic Blog lay sad and neglected for which I apologise. Another reason is that I've been posting updates and photos to my Twitter account as

Songbook Published!

What an amazingly creative couple of months it's been!! First my new CD The Cauldron Born , and just now I received a phone call from my publisher (that sounds cool doesn't it?!) who told me that they've taken delivery of my songbook, The Green and Burning

Home, and an early birth!

Two days ago Cerri and I were having a snowball fight in the Troodos Mountains in Cyprus. We went there for some sunshine and warmth amidst the British Winter, and apparently chose to holiday during the worst week for weather Cyprus had seen in 5 years! Having

A Caged Animal

It's been a really quiet Winter for concerts this year - which is probably a good thing as it's given me time to write and record. But MMMMMMAAAAANNNNN I miss it - I sometimes feel like a caged animal! I've got my first gig of the year