Sunday 27 August 2017

BREAKFAST at the B&B is 8.30am..the latest they do! Not the best place for musicians playing a festival. The proprietors are a lovely old couple but jeez, the breakfast is shit. First up, the plate for fruit/cereal is manky, So bad that I pass on fruit or cereal....

Tuesday 20 June 2017

MARGARET drops me, my guitar and all the video gear at Glengoyne distillery at 8am. We shooting a quick d-i-y video of Whisky in my Blood for World Music Day. It’s a fun and productive morning, then I’m given a lift home in the Glengoyne landrover....

Thursday 30 March 2017

HERE’S someone travelling from south of the border to try out the Lowden guitar I have for sale. They reckon they’ll be here around midday so meantime I get some work done, them make a bacon weave for the pork loin I’m gonna smoke for our dinner...

Saturday 26 November 2016

AFTER the usual morning routine tasks I get the remaining pieces of the web project I’m working on into place and email the client. Then it’s time to restring guitars while Margaret gets the merch ready and we pack the car ready to hit the road to...

Thursday 3 November 2016

A DAY off today…and we’re in the same hotel, so no mad rush to get stuff done before check out! After breakfast I restring my guitars ready for the final three shows of the tour then we do a quick Facebook Livestream. An email from my cousin in New...

Wednesday 29 June 2016

FIRST job is finalise some Facebook advertising. It’s a crazy mix between a fine art and ‘suck it and see’ experimentation. My view is that it’s worth spending at least what I would on postage etc sending out traditional ‘physical’...