It’s been a while

It has.. and it’s been very busy.. gigs in September have took me to Huddersfield – Macclesfield- Sheffield (there’s a theme!!!).. and Salford to feature at verbose and Shakespeare North prescott to feature at their scratch event.. and not forgetting poets corner monthly presenting slot at MANCUNIAtv…. The Dirt have also had a gig inContinue reading “It’s been a while”

3 down lots to go

So. Three book gigs down with lots to go.. a few festivals and designated book gigs to get stuck into before the Dirt and I head back to Japan. (7 week trip .. tour and time out..) So far. Local launch at donkeystone brewery and Manchester rose and monkey went brilliant. I’ve also added TheContinue reading “3 down lots to go”

Time to agitate

So.. again.. its been busy as……. here in the pig pen. The new book is being distributed and its online to buy.. or through me! The first book launch night is tomorrow at the local brewery donkeystone we have great acoustic acts and poets… I then head to northern green gathering festival to do aContinue reading “Time to agitate”

Hello everyone…The book is being shipped out thick and fast.. I have spares.. come chat..Thank you to all pre sale purchases..This offer of last year’s price of £13 stands for a while longer..The book is launched live in less than 3 weeks.. so giddy!!On Thursday 18th August at Donkeystone Brewing Co. Followed the week after by a night at The Rose And Monkey Hotel on 24th.Both have great spoken word and acoustic performance folk.. and are free.. I’ve attached posters..I then take the content around the north.. so far confirmed…Huddersfield – Macclesfield – Sheffield- Salford – York- Liverpool – Northwich -Accrington.Room for a couple more?.. let’s see..

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Roller coaster

I bizzare week… Anxiety attacks… Reflections on friends lost.. worries of close ones.. yet euphoria over two great sets at The Dirt with some great bands and a Leon gig at kick out stigma. And meeting up with food mates.. I’m kicking back from today.. regrouping.. doing what the wife tells me.. switching off ..Continue reading “Roller coaster”

Resistance is fertile

What a week.. or so.. brimming with highlights… Just got back from Sheffield after an away day leg with pal Damian Luke of the sweet beats. Gig at kommune with some talented folk. Words and acoustic… Before that I’ve had a week of rehearsing, writing, plotting and meeting folk for new stuff, gigs, and projects.Continue reading “Resistance is fertile”

Tattooed on the mind..

This week’s blog comes from a chair in twisted vision tattoo studio.. I’m sat getting further decoration… I slight distraction!!.. So what a week.. busy and enjoyable.. the weekend saw a top gig with The Jade assembly in the snug Atherton. Great place.. great folk.. and a great duo acoustic set.. third gig with themContinue reading “Tattooed on the mind..”

3 the magic number

The title has a reason.. and it’s a decent track.. from 30 years ago.. and longer.. It’s gigs in three different cities to round up… Iiverpool on Saturday.. Leeds mid Feb.. Manchester last week.. and in a few weeks!!.. it’s like a mini M62 tour! Firstly.. the dirt did a crackin gig last Friday atContinue reading “3 the magic number”