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New site

Dear readers – after far too long neglecting this site, I’ve made a new one. The hope is that it’s less messy and more useful, and also that I’ll be galvanised into blogging more often (you’ve heard that one before). … Continue reading

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A new musical crush, and a new Swingles video.

 Send help. Nothing on my to-do list is getting done. I’m much too mesmerised by this cover of All About That Bass:   It’s a likeable song in the first place – a big-is-bootiful manifesto with a doo-wop flavour that … Continue reading

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This Will Be Our Year

Happy New Year! I made this for you (yes you).

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Don’t be a curmudgeon! Come to Cadogan!

There will come a time, and it will be soon, when I shall bring forth an almighty brain-dump about the amazing month of travelling and performing I’ve had. Swingles spent three weeks in the US and Canada and, if I’m … Continue reading

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Blixen outside the box.

I reflected then that I might, had I been given omnipotence and a free hand, have made a fine world. I might have bethought me of the trees and rivers, of the different keys in music, of friendship, and innocence; … Continue reading

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Swingles and, er, other thingles.

I yelled it from every rooftop and social network but somehow, almost two months after the fact, I haven’t got around to posting about the fact that big things are a-poppin’ in my life, to the tune of a new … Continue reading

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My week.

Nothing worse than people humblebragging about busy they are. But. Not sure I can remember a week as crammed as this one… Tomorrow (Tuesday), Zig Zag Birds are playing our first ever gig, at the Dublin Castle in Camden: Wednesday … Continue reading

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