Sunday 12 August 2018

AN early start (for a Sunday)..we’re up, showered, some work done, breakfasted and on the road by 10am. First stop is Perth for a session on touring in Australia, New Zealand and China organised by Showcase Scotland and Help Musicians Scotland as part of The...

Saturday 28 April 2018

WE’RE UP early – Catriona’s pal Catherine is coming at 9.30am to start preparing food for this afternoon’s baby shower. I’ve a load of work to do anyway, so clear out the house after breakfast. Another pal arrives around midday to help...

Tuesday 4 July 2017

THERE’S some work to be done on the local hall website before I head into Glasgow for my hearing test and earplug fitting at LoFi studios. Help Musicians UK, the Musicians Union and Musicians’ Hearing Health are working together to offer musicians...

Tuesday 7 March 2017

I DROP Margaret off in Glasgow and then drive to Perth for a music consultancy meeting. There used to be so many calls from musicians and songwriters wanting to ‘know stuff’ that, despite being keen to help everybody, I just had to start saying “I...

Tuesday 22 March 2016

ANOTHER day in Glasgow…a couple of PRS visits (the first of the year) and some shopping. The visits are pretty much routine. I visit PRS for Music Members’ Benevolent Fund grantholders once a year to see if there’s anything they need and check their...