Listening to the Radio: BBC Radio 3

Turn on your radio, you never know what’s in there. For the best part of all the years I’ve been alive my taste in music was pretty much set by my ‘Little Richard moment.’ I’ve described it elsewhere on here, but it happened one day when I was little. In a coffee bar on Walton […]

In Conversation: The power of the spoken word.

Talking with Lucy Adams and Liam Black about life and the living of it. This blog is all about writing and mostly about my opinions. Writing done quietly on my laptop, here at home or sometimes in libraries and caf├ęs around Liverpool. And I hope my voice makes it through in these words I write. […]

Between the Raindrops

A wet day in Granby 4 Streets This was to be the one. Our High Summer Street Market. The one that would warm our memories when the winter comes. The one where we’d sit around as the summer afternoon turned to evening and reflect on what a year it’s been. In the end we laughed […]

I remember: 30 years ago

Remembering this, written 5 years ago. Now it’s April 15th 2019. Now it’s 30 years ago… It’s about a quarter to four on 15th April 1989. I’m on my own in the place where I was living then. A Saturday afternoon, working on songs, doing my music while everyone else is out. But my mind […]