It’s great fun, this song, but its message has caused unhappiness to millions of people in the world going back as far as when we evolved from… Read more “I Wanna Be Like You”
Month: March 2020
Complying with restrictions
What we’re being asked to do at the moment by our government is a big ask. Stay away from our extended family and friends for weeks, maybe… Read more “Complying with restrictions”
Thanks…for staying out of the way!
Back when I used to play gigs, I played a fair few weddings. Mostly in churches. And at the end, when the priest was summing up, the… Read more “Thanks…for staying out of the way!”
Embrace the Technology
So hands up if our new shared circumstances have required you to get familiar with previously unfamiliar technology. The older you are, I’m guessing the more likely… Read more “Embrace the Technology”
Still Crazy After All These Years…
In 1974, Paul Simon did something really unusual. It could be seen as brave or foolish, depending on your viewpoint. But like many unusual and groundbreaking ideas,… Read more “Still Crazy After All These Years…”
Your bliss station!
So I started teaching again yesterday. Online now, via Skype, WhatsApp or Facetime. And so for the first time I have got to see the instruments on… Read more “Your bliss station!”
Vicar St Update…
In collaboration with The Sligo Champion. 5 weeks to go! So I had an article written for this week’s paper about some of the highlights of last… Read more “Vicar St Update…”
Online festival starting shortly!
Fair play to Seamie O’Dowd. At 9.30 on a Monday night, the time when we would usually be kicking off out gig in Connolly’s, his name flashed… Read more “Online festival starting shortly!”
In Sunshine or In Shadow…
By the time I wrote last Monday’s blog, handshakes had already become a thing of the past. One week later and all schools, colleges and pubs are… Read more “In Sunshine or In Shadow…”
So we’re all probably going to be at home a little bit more for the next while… I mentioned in last Monday’s blog that if this happened,… Read more “A gift…”