Well that was huge fun. Jools and drove down to Colac (160 kms)and it was a good run, although it rained off and on all the way. So why the hell were we driving all that way in the cold and the rain? Simple. Shane Hpward was doing a gig premiering the songs from his… Read more »
I started writing this on Facebook while waiting for the servers to reboot/verify (overnight power outage) and then thought I would pop it here instead. Let’s start with some background (get comfy this is a bumpy ride) Every month FolkCast, put out a podcast that arrives in my MP3 player and provides 1 hour and… Read more »
Long-suffering readers will be well aware of Ian Bland (You can read all the previous entries about later MFI – My Friend Ian ) So to bring you up to date Ian has a new album out it’s called Angel in Reverse and Saturday was it’s CD launch. The venue was one that I hadn’t been to… Read more »
It’s been ages since Jools and I have been down to Harmony Row @ Albert Park and frankly I have to wonder why we have left it so long. Cliff sent out (just subscribe to his email list – trust me) that Danny Spooner was playing and that was enough for Jools. We were going. In… Read more »
It’s been 4 years since their last trip to Australia and Madison Violet have finally returned. AND to top it off they are playing at Harvester Moon, quite a no-brainer really, a quick phone call to Dominic and we had a table booked. We were off….
Once again the annual “Thatch is ignoring his birthday” rolled around like clockwork (damn you Isaac Newton), but this year Jools had plans (insert scary music here), big plans. Jools had decided that I didn’t have enough toys (seriously. Isn’t she wonderful.) and that what I needed was an iPad 2. Now the truth be… Read more »