Monthly Archives: June 2013

Idea to product to legacy

 It has started, the idea to co-ordinate some of the exhibitions and artistic events into the Barnsley Art Walk floated off on a rain affected Thursday and Friday this week.  As most outside event organisers will tell you the British … Continue reading

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Sickening for a break

Yesterday was the longest day or summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and some like to think of it as the start of summer.  The weather is not that summery yet but I am working in the garden under the … Continue reading

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Blatant Promotion

I have spent time in negotiations, planted the seed of the concept with many people, set up the online social media and signed off the designs for the posters and leaflets. With less than two weeks to go to the … Continue reading

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Ambition, obsession and the danger of addiction

Learning an instrument should be fun from the start, it is also frustrating, nerve-wracking, surprising, full of opportunity… and when the concerts start it becomes infectious, thrilling, nerve-wracking, exhausting, invigorating… the juxtaposition of emotions when there is an audience in … Continue reading

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Drummers, the Joneses and other influences

The composition Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas is nearly ready to be put together, I have over 50 ideas, that have been filling a notebook over the past few months, to work with plus a selection of soundscape interludes to … Continue reading

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