Dave absorbed in the moment while playing

"Are you still bangin' the ol' drums, Dave?"

'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.

November 14th, 2022

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Do you need therapy?

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

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(Un)Happy Halloween!

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

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‘Thunderstruck’: Kila at a festival in Spain

It was great to be able to uncancel the cancelled gig for them!

October 30th, 2022

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'Manning' up with Mundy in Glasgow

'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

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Vintage gear and lost treasure

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”

October 17th, 2022

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