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Fully fledged sound journeying creationist

It took eight months all told involving 20-30 individual case studies and several group gong bath sessions. I have Martyn Cawthorne to thank for steering me all these month as my tutor and mentor through the Northern School of Soundsmiths. … Continue reading

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The way of the gong – full circle musical journey

In six months time, if I get through 20 case studies, complete 5 weekends worth of one to one tuition, I will have traveled a full musical circle journey and become a credited gong bath, gong spa, sound journey, practitioner … Continue reading

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Irish music gig in Bury – Cara

Cara, are playing in Bury, The Met on 22nd of June and I am trying to spread word since it is the band’s first full tour in England (so far only a handful of festival appearances), so Cara might not … Continue reading

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Irish and celtic music in Manchester

I’ve been making Irish and celtic music a part of my life for just over a year now. This born out of necessity with me replacing my old guitar that had broken with my new James Neligan acoustic guitar and I … Continue reading

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Guerilla busking #coffee4Craig

I was asked to perform a few songs this week for #coffee4Craig a homeless charity in St Annes Square in Manchester town. It was under the banner of #poetscorner put on by AMP an events collective based in Manchester who … Continue reading

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I know little, earn less but my love bucket is full.

I saw the film “I Daniel Blake” last night and this morning I wake up to a text from my drumming circle venue taking me to my own Daniel Blake moment. After a moaning gentrified new Hulme resident has managed to … Continue reading

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Protected: Calcific tendinitis and mice catching

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Two tunes for Saturday

I’d like to introduce to you Dominic Galligan a man less than half my age who has been the main musical influence in my life for the past three years. We both suffer from acute anxiety but together we seem … Continue reading

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Protected: Twelve month celebratory alcohol free blog – sounds like a new juice

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Lament to the EU REMAIN V BREXIT vote 23rd June 2016

Lament to the EU REMAIN V BREXIT vote 23rd June 2016 It’s 10 am I’ve just been to the polling station and cast my vote to remain, for what it’s worth. Divide and rule it’s the Tory scum school arguing … Continue reading

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