Category Archives: Scenes From The Road

Art for Life

It is very easy to think of a house (or any dwelling space, really) as an expression of its builder/designer and/or its residents. The house as a sign (just like one’s car, or the sort of clothing one wears) comes … Continue reading

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Time To Let It Go…

So I finished recording and writing the songs, fine. I just couldn’t stop, though. I’ve been fussing with the recordings. I think I’ve finally got them to “passable demo” status. Here’s the new, re-mixed, re-mastered, re-messed-with “album”: I think that, … Continue reading

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Time to Bust Out That Doodly-Do Solo…UPDATE!

9 songs down, one to go, and I have officially just tripped over into tulip territory. This one just sort of…happened. I think of it as a sort of tribute to some of the uke covers I’ve done of old … Continue reading

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In Which I Am Apparently Out Of My Wee Little Mind

So, it’s February, and I have huge amounts of work to do. School has started, symphony rehearsals start up again soon, I’ve got a paper to finish re-writing for submission to a conference, I’ve got a presentation to put together, … Continue reading

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