Tuesday 12 June 2018

I make a promo/teaser video for social media… OFF into Glasgow again…I have some videos to upload and am meeting a pal later. After dropping Margaret off I stop at McDonalds for coffee and wifi. I manage to get the new Whisky Trail video uploaded to...

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...

Thursday 29 March 2018

Click above to watch the video for Glasgow Blues Players…visit the website here. I MANAGE to get a few things done before breakfast so that after my fruit, yogurt and porridge I can go straight across to the studio. The guitar part of a new song idea I’ve...

Monday 22 January 2018

Belfast videoblog – click to watch! AFTER shovelling away some of the snow and ice outside the house and office I start dumping all the various video clips from the weekend’s Belfast trip onto the laptop. With the rest of the routine chores and breakfast out the...

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Click above to watch Whisky in my Blood at Glengoyne distillery 🙂 THERE’S a few wee things to edit on the Whisky in my Blood video I shot at Glengoyne distillery yesterday, so it’s straight into the studio to get the final version done and rendering. I...

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....

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...

Sunday 29 January 2017

The new ‘intro to Dave Arcari’ video…. I HAVE an important MU (Musicians’ Union) meeting in Glasgow at 11am…the roads are quiet and parking easy and I arrive bang on time. iI’s early afternoon by the time we’re done and I pick...

Monday 23 January 2017

BLUDDY cold today…so we light the fire as soon as it’s set! There’s a lot on the to-list so we have a ‘Buzz meeting’ to catch up. In addition, I really need to update the ‘Introduction to Dave Arcari’ video  that means...

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...

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...

Friday 2 September 2016

OFF into Glasgow first thing – I’m meeting the Urbancroft folks at Film City – they’re filming for a corporate client and have asked me to come and do some photos. First stop is a city centre hotel where I spend the morning taking candid photos of seminars...

Tuesday 9 August 2016

Good Friend Blues live at Glasgow’s O2 ABC2 AN EARLY start – need to get the gear for tonight’s show packed and get into Glasgow for a photo job for a pal. Margaret comes with me and we spend four hours taking photos at Rouken Glen park –the brief is quite...

Monday 8 August 2016

A four-minute videoblog of last week’s whirlwind tour in Estonia…. WE wake up late. Not sure if it was because of the wind, but neither of us slept very well last night. I woke up at 4am and didn’t get back to sleep until well after 6am. Very...

Monday 9 May 2016

  VIDEO shoot day! We’re away at 7.30am to meet Martyn and Jamie at FilmCity. We planned to take just one vehicle, but the coffin Jamie hired won’t fit in the van. We manage to get it in our car, so Margaret drives to our secret location in Ayrshire...

Wednesday 6 April 2016

I’VE GOT someone coming to have a chat about web design…I did her website 15 years ago and it;s still going, but definitely time for an update. Our paths crossed recently for the first time since! She’s a wee bit early, and I’m not quite...

Monday 4 April 2016

AFTER breakfast we have our first proper ‘Buzz meeting’ in a while.  A much slicker affair since we started using Trello – out of date to-do lists on bits of paper are a thing of the past…now we can see what’s needing done and where we are with...

Thursday 31 March 2016

CHECKING emails and Facebook before I jump in the shower I see Trossachs Search + Rescue are launching a defibrillator location app this morning. That’d be a good story for the G63.scot webzine but, as usual, no-one’s thought of telling us. Not that we...