Saturday 20 October 2018

NOT much time to hang around this morning – we need to get to Green Bay and pay Kip at Printables Inc for the tour t-shirts he printed and shipped to New York. He’s around ’til 1pm.We leave Wausau int he snow and hit Green Bay and Kip’s place with 15...

Sunday 14 October 2018

IT’S snowing when we wake up in Winona…and we’ve a good five hour drive to Chicago ahead. We pack up, say cheerio to Ken and hit the road, stopping at Perkins for some breakfast. The weather eases up and we take turns driving, arriving at our pals...

Thursday 11 October 2018

AFTER clearing the decks work-wise, we’re out the hotel by 11am and on the 150-mile journey north to Annandale, Minnesota. We stop for fuel and pick ip some stuff in a supermarket, grab a snack and continue on our way. Load in is 5pm and we want to get checked...

Tuesday 9 October 2018

AFTER breakfast and the now normal routine of emails, social media and last minute “today’s show” online promo we hit town. Margaret want to go to T J Maxx and we need some stuff to fix my necklaces. On the way back to the hotel we pick up some stuff...

Tuesday 2 October 2018

GOOD morning New York! The guitars have arrived and the concierge guys have ’em downstairs. I go and pick them up and all’s well so we celebrate by going for breakfast at the Silver Dollar diner a couple of blocks away on 2nd. Back ay Ginny’s we go...

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 9 November 2016

The fifth and final part of the 2016 USA tour videoblog…click above to watch… WE land at Heathrow sometime after 6.30am…I only just woke up 🙂 By the time we negotiate umpteen boarding car checks and border control we’re starting to cut things a...

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Click above to watch part four of the USA tour videoblog…. A FOUR hundred-and-fifty mile drive from Elyria to Utica on our way east today. But there’s an ‘oil change’ message popping up on the van dashboard, so first we have to find an Enterprise and see where...

Tuesday 25 October 2017

WE sleep in. Totally mis-managed the time difference! Regardless, there’s an amazing spread of breakfast stuff waiting when we get downstairs and we eat and then enjoy chatting with Charley over coffee. Part three of the tour videoblog has been uploading...

Friday 14 October 2016

BEFORE we leave Minneapolis we spend a while trying to sort out some iCloud Mac/iPhone sync issues…our diaries seem to sync sporadically and I really should get to the bottom of the problem. We spend an hour messing about and trying to work out exactly what is –...

Sunday 9 October 2016

Part one of the US tour videoblog – seven days in four minutes. Click to watch! WE’VE been invited back to the Pine Room for breakfast, so get out the motel room at a reasonable time and head back downtown. Coffee and an amazing breakfast burrito for me and a...