Scotland 2

Our second foray to Scotland was done the long way - no more taking it easy flying up to Glasgow. This time we had a Volkwagen Transporter with the group and the gear aboard, and plied our way up the M6 and M74 and beyond.. Yes beyond is the word. Beyond Glasgow the...

Sixty

Age is a thing that sneaks up on you while your feeling vibrant and robust. It jumps out of the shadows like a scary monster in a film – ‘Aaaaargh!’ it says, and you jump back in shock. One day you discover that something you took for granted is not available in such...

The Music Biz

Rock ‘n’ roll – the Music Business - What a game of losers. I’ve sat around waiting for the phone to ring, or for a cheque to arrive in the post; I’ve been ripped off by the great and the good and by the friend who shared the same bedsit with me; I’ve knocked on doors...

From ELO to Spinal Tap

From ELO to Spinal Tap

Me again, with true story... It was not long after the end of ELO’s 1986 tour... The first part had been a sort of mini-tour with Rod Stewart topping the bill. What a blast that was! We played at Wembley Stadium in front of 70,000 people and then did a tranche of...

Hello world!

Well, Nicholas came around and began fiddling with the noughts and ones. 'Son, what you need is a new web site with Parallax, Domain Mapping and built-in Future Proofing.' 'Righty-o, lets do it' I said. Hours later, after the phone line had melted between us and the...