Thursday 12 April 2018

AFTER my regular morning slot working on songs in the studio I decide to do a Facebook livestream – the latest in the songwriting process/progress updates. I get everything set up, connection is good. But when I go live, the internet drops out after about 10 seconds....

Wednesday 4 April 2018

An impromptu song at last year’s Red Rooster Festival caught by Bopflix Films’ Chris Magee. Click to watch! MORE things than usual to be dealt with before breakfast…lots of emails and some stuff for the local community trust. After my porridge I...

Sunday 28 May 2017

DESPITE the late night and amount of bevvy we’re up and about ay a semi-reasonable time. Watch the Livestream on replay above – or visit my Facebook page. Alastair and Karen get breakfast on the go and after we eat we spend the rest of the morning gabbing and...

Tuesday 28 February 2017

THERE’S a few reminders pop up in the diary. First, book a haircut for tomorrow (Wednesday) while I’m in Glasgow. Actually, that was in the diary yesterday, but the Soul Barber Room’s closed on a Monday. I make an appointment for early...

Saturday 28 January 2017

AFTER a late breakfast, Matty heads off and I get the stuff together for my 2pm Facebook livestream. I’ve bumped my gums often about how our broadband at home;s so slow we can’t do a Facebook livestream from the house, yet a mile or two up the lochside...

Wednesday 17 August 2016

I GET the usual emails, blogging and social media stuff done before breakfast then embark on the first big task of the day…making another batch of burgers. We’re not sure how many we need for Margaret’s party – an awful lot of folks haven’t...

Saturday 9 July 2016

A FEW things to get done before my pal Martyn comes to pick me up…he’d invited me to brew up some beer at his place today. There’s a few times during the process where there’s no brewing-specific activity so I plan a Facebook Live stream about...