It’s been a fantastic weekend with new friends Sink, who came to Bristol to play two gigs, I was very lucky to play the first of these with them. If you haven’t seen them yet, go and catch them at one of their remaining gigs on their sound mirror tour. (and if you don’t know … Continue reading Sink!
After a summer spent travelling and playing in Scotland and France, I’ve just returned to Bristol and am happy to be back home! Saw some prehistoric painted caves, gorges and waterfalls, got a bit stranded when the van broke from time to time, did lots of swimming in rivers, and wrote some new songs. I … Continue reading Back home
I’m going on tour to Scotland and around England in a couple of weeks with some friends: http://www.orkneycavalcade.wordpress.com/gigs. It will be culminating in a trip to play at the Orkney Solstice festival on the island of Egilsay. I went up there for 3 weeks last year, and it’s one of the most inspiring places I’ve … Continue reading On tour with the Orkney Cavalcade
I recently went to a workshop organised by Jen Steiner, the founder of Feminist Create, a blog which showcases the work of female artists. The workshop was called ‘Breaking Out of Isolation’ and was a meeting of about seven female musicians and artists. It was a chance to speak about what it was like to … Continue reading Feminist Create Workshop
I had a wonderful last minute gig last night, playing support for Will Newsome in an abandoned Edwardian toilet, (or the ‘Edwardian cloakroom’, as they politely called it) in Bristol city centre. It was the most beautiful toilet I’ve ever seen, with a high wooden roof, fairy lights and an enormous tree that they had constructed, … Continue reading Playing in a toilet
I’ve been in Portugal, writing some new songs this month. Here is what it looked like: Continue reading Portugal- Song writing retreat