I’ve had a fabulous few days working on a song about Emily Davison and the role of property destruction in the fight for women’s suffrage. Continue reading “Sashes and Sabotage – a new song for Emily Davison and the Woman’s suffrage movement”
My new Sheffield studio is starting to bear its first fruit with this autumnal recording of ‘The Suitor’s Ballyhoo’. I play the song a lot slower than I used to and captured this in a couple of free days between shows with the trees obediently dropping their leaves outside my window. Continue reading “The Suitor’s Ballyhoo – a new recording of an old song”
I’ve had quite a few requests for the chords to my track ‘These Days‘ over the years – I thought I’d replied to them all but i just found one from 5 years ago which I missed – sorry Joe Luke Walsh! Continue reading “Downloadable pdf of chords and lyrics for ‘These Days’”
I’ve been in conversation with an amazing visual artist, photographer and musician called Stefano Padoan about some future collaborations. He came down to my boat last week for a cuppa and he so loved the setting he got his camera out and a spontaneous photo-shoot ensued. Continue reading “Boat photoshoot with Stefano Padoan”
The more observant of you will have noticed a slow down in my creative output since things took off with Three Acres And A Cow.
I’m looking forward to redressing the balance this year and here is the first fruits of that; a recording of ‘Woodman, Spare That Tree’ which will be on my forthcoming album ‘From The Ground Up’.
I am back in the saddle with Pedal Folk next month for a weeks harvest tour taking us from Stroud to Petersfield via Bristol, Bath, Salisbury and Winchester. We have two brilliant new musicians joining us for the tour… Naomi Wilkins on flute and Clarissa Carlyon on cello.
House concert – Stroud – 14/09/15 – please contact for an invite
Roll for the Soul – Bristol – 15/09/15 – https://www.facebook.com/events/1634057320211782/
St Monica’s Chapel – Bristol – 15/09/15 (lunchtime concert) – please contact for an invite
Up In The Gallery – The Bath Brew House – Bath – 16/09/15 – https://www.facebook.com/events/1615820018696645/
River Bourne Community Farm – Salisbury – 17/09/15
The Hyde Tavern – Winchester – 18/09/15 – https://www.facebook.com/events/904859699551918/
Steep Church – Petersfield – 19/09/15