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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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Hulme life – 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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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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Short poem Saturday Morning – In my nature

In my nature It’s in my nature to be childish, selfish, brutish to live. It’s in my nature to be kind, nourish, helpful and give. I like to barta with no good reason other than it pleased me that I … Continue reading

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What’s the best thing about being an artist – 393 word poem

What’s the best thing about being an artist? Is it you think you get to do whatever you like! As easy as that may sound we simply create a torture for ourselves during the imagination process that can cause artist … Continue reading

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Acupuncture, add a little zen enhanced my creative flow tenfold

So my compulsion to write increases with every day with a void created by not drinking alcohol, my acupuncture treatment and with a good dose of a zen life coaching course this weekend I have felt the urge to write even … Continue reading

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10 week celebratory blog and Ableton live at Band on the wall.

  So I never thought it possible or even necessary to give up alcohol at one point but now there is no turning back. The lights have been switched on and I don’t ever wish for them to ever be … Continue reading

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Recording career rekindled

So now I have embarked on a new venture, as recording artist. I have been sucked into being a consumerist on the way and will tell you all about my good and bad purchases. I started recording my own material … Continue reading

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