Occupy Music

Occupy Music

This is the film I’m making. It’s not finished yet. We need to raise money to pay for a bit more filming, a couple more interviews, some editing and post production. But this will give you an idea of what it’s all...
Living deliberately

Living deliberately

I wrote about my ‘age theory‘ a year or so back. It comes up in conversation a lot, and people seem to like it. I’ve been giving it some more thought today. A bunch of stuff has popped up on my Facebook timeline this morning about following your dreams....
Brain in overdrive

Brain in overdrive

I write every morning for 25 minutes. Set the timer and just go. It’s been a ritual for years. Hardly ever miss it. Just a braindump – nothing I keep or use for anything. Certainly unpublishable. But it clears my head of all the crap and lets me start...
Soundcloud – now with advertising!

Soundcloud – now with advertising!

I’m all for Soundcloud making money. I think it’s a fantastic service and a great vehicle for promo, for works in progress and for allowing people to listen to your music. It’s just a shame that when great services are looking to...
Forests and lakes

Forests and lakes

I’m getting a lot of fresh air at the moment. It’s helping a lot. Every now and then, you need a bit of scenery and oxygen. As you may have picked up, I’m in Sweden. Actually, I’m further north than most people think of when they think of...

Mackmyra Special 10

I tried Swedish whisky for the first time last night. I was in a place called Umedalen, just outside of Umeå, with the intention of visiting the sculpture park there. But rather than stop and admire the art, hunger led me on to find food. A friend had suggested the...