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Balancing the Music Books

I saw a really good post on Facebook recently by Steve Knightly of Show of Hands. It exuded his love of music at all levels and his support for independent musicians. Many established artistes remember where they came from and give back (I was going...

Unite or Die

That this government is the most vile I have ever experienced is beyond doubt. Fronted by a leader whose clear lack of gravitas and confidence is only matched by the incompetence of her ministers, they continue to pay lip service to the epidemic of tax...

The Foundation of a Friendship…

…okay so that was a truly terrible pun, as you will soon see. I apologise. I was listening to Carl Spaul’s Folk Union show last night because he was playing a track from The Lewinskies, our good friends from Nova Scotia. They are releasing their new...

Challenge the Creeping Fascism

“How old are you son?” “Seventeen and a half Sir!” “Well come back tomorrow when you are nineteen”*. That was taken from one of many books on the First World War, and I started with it because it illustrates the fact that war wastes young...

Not Just a Problem for the Developing World

There is no doubt that Climate Change is here. When I was a kid in the 1960s and 1970s we had seasons. Winter was winter. Summer was summer. Spring was spring. Autumn was Autumn. For certainly the last twenty years, possibly longer, the seasons seem...

Thunderstruck

It’s probably true that you can control about half of what you do in life but the other stuff just happens. You can plan until you are blue in the face, but in the end, what will be will be. My first real job was...