I’ve been a working musician for almost 10 years now and in that time I’ve learned a lot. Loads. I still have a long way to go and part of me feels I’ll never master it all. I don’t think anyone fully has. Well maybe Bruce Springsteen. Yeah, he’s got it. If you don’t think... Continue Reading →
It was the week before my 21st birthday. I'd woken up with yet another hang over, (in Scotland the legal drinking age is 18, though I'll tell you now at this point, I'd been drinking regularly for about 5 years), and the wages from the gig the night before had mysteriously disappeared.
Video games used to be a huge part of my life. I preferred handheld gaming and had every iteration of the Game Boy right up to the 3DS XL but also owned a Gamecube and a Wii. But I was never what you’d call a ‘hard-core gamer’. Slowly but surely as other commitments such as... Continue Reading →
Not long ago, after my bank account had been given a few extra digits courtesy of the 9-5, the good lady and I decided to book a flight somewhere for the following month. We knew we wanted it to be in Europe and not somewhere too hot as neither of us are what you'd call... Continue Reading →
4 words that any musician that has ever performed in a pub, bar or on the street will have heard countless number of times. It doesn't just have to be Oasis however. Ed Sheeran and Paolo Nutini, (more popular here in Scotland), can also be used as substitutes. But for the purpose of this blog,... Continue Reading →
Ever since I met my good lady, I've tried as best I can to lead by 2 simple rules; be positive and be kind.
I find myself at a crossroad of sorts, where I'm needing something to supplement the primary passion.