Category Archives: Family

I Think I Finally Get Grooming

For the first time in a long while, I have short hair and not much beard. While I have a vague notion that beards are ‘in’ at the moment, I have worn mine for far too long to even try … Continue reading

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Values – Learners & Learning

At uni, as part of my graduate diploma of education, we’ve been learning about learning: how different people have different approaches, strengths, and ways of thinking. Of course what we’re learning is also a bit more complicated, and though it … Continue reading

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A Decision

My last Friday morning kids music session for the year this Friday 21st at Portico on Sturt, 10:45am, this week…This is me at Trentham Library. I used a different gig to keep you guessing. BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! This is possibly the … Continue reading

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Scaring Flies

The day is that hot day the other day, Jasper is screaming… Me (hands over ears): What’s wrong mate?J: Nothing, I’m just trying to scare away the fliesMe: Oh, well, flies can’t hear the same way we do, you’re better … Continue reading

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True Skill

A few lovely folk have sent me testimonials recently, letting me and everyone know what they think of my songs and performances. Thanks everyone! (You can check them on my “kind words” tab). One of the recurring compliments seems to … Continue reading

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That’s My Boy

Dad, Yes, Jasper? I like singing songs I do too. It’s fun, isn’t it? Yes, it is, and I like books too. I like books too! I know you do.

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Exploring Ideas

It’s pretty common to hear writers and musicians say that a lot of ideas come to them, or that the ideas they have already get sorted out, when walking. I definitely find that that’s the case for me. Especially when … Continue reading

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Nephew Uncle Uncle Nephew

I’ve made quite a few posts about my own kids on this blog for a number of reasons: I love them, I enjoy sharing their antics and they are a constant and major source of inspiration for the work I … Continue reading

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Jasper Knocks me Out at Story-time

Was running late for Jasper’s bedtime last night, had to skip his read story and tell his tell story (we normally have one of each) while getting him into his PJs. “Once upon a time there was a very, very … Continue reading

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Baby Led Weaning

Rosie, as delightful as she is, has been one of those babies who are difficult to feed. She had never taken a bottle (even of expressed breast milk) and generally closed her mouth and turned her head no matter what … Continue reading

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