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May 16, 2014

Sorry it's taken so long...


Please forgive my tardiness in posting the next in the series of my 'Tour Portraits'.... I have no excuses really only my heartfelt apologies for the silence.


We have spent a large proportion of the last six weeks or so in the US and had a b...

February 27, 2014

Early Doors


I was pondering how best to title what will be a bit of a series of blogs over the next 4 months or so while I'm away touring and thought that ‘portraits’ would be ideal as I hope to bring you a little feel for what it's like when one is away from home for...

December 8, 2013


Another early start today (ha, ha...) with a 10am - 2pm final rehearsal for the two shows. It all passes off without any real hitches other than the odd technical problem, what with so many bits involved - special tracks, head microphones, a sixty foot video screen (o...

December 7, 2013


The day started early today with a 10am rehearsal - I know, 10am isn't early but, for musicians, morning rehearsals are not what we like under normal circumstances but needs must when you have around 200 people to accommodate on your first full run through.


I can safe...

December 6, 2013


Rehearsals started today with all the young people only in attendance (the orchestra will join us in the morning) - lots of dancing, much singing and oodles of fun all round!

We managed to cover the whole show due to the sheer enthusiasm and professionalism of these...

December 5, 2013


A musician's life is sometimes measured by the passing of time due to those gigs that one has in one's diary that come around on an annual basis.... this week is one of those weeks and as I write this I am sitting in one of my favourite places - my wife's Aunty Olive'...

October 19, 2013

Ok ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the blog. Never done one before so I'm not really sure what's about to happen. It will be a journey, maybe more so for me than you, but it will hopefully hold some interest and be remotely entertaining if nothing else. 



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