Voyage in a storm…

The crowdfunding for my recording project finished today (Saturday 6th April). I’m really so grateful to everyone who has supported this – even in what are clearly difficult times, many friends and supporters have really helped in so many ways, not just contributions but also practical support such as passing the word round to people […]

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A new musical journey

I’ve been really slow with this blog, but for very good reasons! A couple of blogs ago I mentioned my lifelong fascination for recordings (which extends into films as well, up to a point). For me this year, recording is very high on the agenda, in the form of what is probably the biggest single […]

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It’s that time of year again…

It really is a double whammy – all the manic run-up to Christmas, and then just seven days later, there’s the new year! I’m sure some universal administrator in the past could have organised this a little better… Whatever the joys and frustrations of this time of year, there is so much which is really […]

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Spanish inspiration…

Good music – whether as a listener or a player – is always something very special, and even more so in a beautiful setting.  I’ve just returned from one of John Whilbley’s ‘Holidays with Music’ – a five-day trip to Cuenca in Spain. I had not been there before – what an inspiring place, a […]

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