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...

Monday 7 May 2018

AFTER the routine stuff I nip across to the studio and run through my set for tonight’s show at Broadcast in Glasgow. It’s been a couple of months since my last show and I need to make sure I’m match fit. I manage to remember the words to everything...

Friday 18 August 2017

AFTER packing up some more pre-orders to drop at the post office I get the gear read for tonight’s show in Newcastle. We leave just after midday and take turns driving. It;s not so far, but the traffic as we hit Newcastle is terrible. The Cluny has booked us...

Friday 28 July 2017

UP early  – Margaret’s going to a funeral in Dundee and I’ve got a big list of stuff to get through before we go to Glasgow for tonight’s fundraising show for the Strummerville Foundation. My main task to to get things set up so we can,...

Tuesday 13 June 2017

FIRST trip into Glasgow of the week.  Margaret drops me in Milngavie and I get the train into town where I hole myself up in McDonalds with a coffee and use the wifi for a few hours. When I’ve got most of the day’s work done – or at least under...