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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

Well hello 2019! Lovely to meet you!

Well hello again, and happy new year! I love the feeling of 'resetting' that happens with a new year. It really feels like I can put stuff behind me and move onto new things. I know in some ways it's just an arbitrary date, but it somehow

The Soundtrack of my Life – Teenage Kicks

So continuing this little series I now move into my teenage years. Man the late 70s/early 80s were such an exciting time to grow up when it came to music. I saw the excesses of Prog give way to the energy of Punk, then that morphed into

By |2018-09-20T11:57:22+01:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: A Little Fun, Fun, Just for Fun|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |11 Comments

Interview about Y Mabinogi with Wyldwood Radio

On Monday night I had the pleasure of chatting with Herne from Wyldwood Radio about my forthcoming album Y Mabinogi - The Second Branch. At times our conversation veered off beautifully into some very interesting and unexpected places. I've known Herne for a very long time and

Y Mabinogi – The Blessing of Two Crows

Almost exactly a year ago I finished recording my last album Y Mabinogi - The First Branch. If you've heard it you'll know it was quite a different undertaking from my previous albums, and was both the culmination of one, and the beginning, of what would be

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 135

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 135 Be More Kind - Frank Turner - http://frank-turner.com/home/ Philip Carr-Gomm telling of the Chosen Chief succession plan - http://www.philipcarr-gomm.com Flower Power - Greta Van Fleet - http://gretavanfleet.com In Her Name - Arthur Hinds and the Round Table - https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/arthurhindstheroundtable The Tale of

Tales from the Road – Coffee Houses, Operas and Roses

So we said our farewells to the BMWC and our friends from the Czech Republic, then hopped on a train from Prague to Vienna.  I live in the South of England so my relationship with trains is somewhat tainted by my experiences with Southern Rail. However, most

Y Mabinogi – The Second Branch – Update

I thought it was about time that I gave you all an update on the next album - Y Mabinogi - The Second Branch. I wrote the spoken word section late last year and was looking for the perfect time to record it all when the Beast

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 132

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 132 The Wheel - Belthain - http://www.belthain.com Two Dragons - Zee Zee Birm - http://zzbirmingham.com The Talky Bit - Artist and Druid Cerri Lee from the OBOD Winter Gathering - https://www.cerrilee.com How the Sun God Lugh became the Master of all the Crafts

By |2018-03-20T09:50:28+01:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment
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