'The point is, you are always 'working' as a musician; rehearsing, preparing, writing, researching, and practicing your craft. I have always tried to do about 40 hours a week, knowing that it’s a kind of universal standard. But I think most people don’t trust that we do work that hard.
Either way, here are some positive thoughts….a story about a green jumper, one of my favourite Freud concepts, and an idea based on Matchmaking.
November 14th, 2022
Both my parents are long gone sadly, and yet they are still the first ones I go to if I have a problem.
October 31st, 2022
It was great to be able to uncancel the cancelled gig for them!
October 30th, 2022
'It’s a tough contrast, and I think it affects most relationships where one partner is ‘rockin’ the free world’ and their partner is at home feeling left out by missing the experience'.
October 23rd, 2022
The revelation and pleasure of a ‘surprise find’ seems rare in modern times. Have we lost our sense of patient discovery and wonder? As Paddy Kavanagh said… “We have tested and tasted too much, lover- Through a chink too wide there comes in no wonder”