I arrived in Rome on Wednesday and played last night in Fanfulla, a little club in the East of Rome. It’s very hidden, in a residential street, and you’d never know it was there if you walked past. It’s a really special place- run by a group of friends who love music. I really enjoyed … Continue reading Rome!

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Whoops! It’s been a while. I’ve been here 20 days now!? I think? So. I’ve been playing banjo a lot, playing clarinet a little, practising my Italian, and learning to refuse the many kind offers from the neighbour to marry me off. Last night I went to see a very highbrow renditionĀ of the Iliad. I … Continue reading some time in


Here is my new home for the next month! Pisticci is a little Italian town with about a thousand years history. It’s very quiet and friendly. The old lady next door has already taken me under her wing and brought me a tupperware full of boiled cabbage. My Italian is not very good but I … Continue reading Pisticci!


Adventuring begins! I’m going to a little house in the South of Italy for a month of isolated music making. First stop London, and then a train or three to Italy tomorrow. It’s been a while since I’ve done any song writing so I’m not sure what I’ll discover in there but I’m looking forward … Continue reading Italy