Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Recent Gig – More Singing in the Rain!

Thanks heaps to those of you who braved the weather at Springfest last month to come and see the concert. I had a ball preparing and performing with the students from Urquhart Park PS, and they all seemed to enjoy themselves … Continue reading

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A Sample of Worthy things: Fundraisers and Booklaunches!

I’m playing at this, for this on Saturday! And on Friday the week after I’ll be playing at the Kids Fund Day and Stalls fundraiser (that Kylie Emmerson is organising for Jasmine and her daughter Shania): https://www.facebook.com/events/174212172751104/ And then on … Continue reading

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A New Approach

I’ve always written songs, but I’ve always written stories too, and I’ve always been a performer. I love playing, but gigs are big things and kids ate hard to organize. I live writing but my stories work best when they’re … Continue reading

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Can You Kazoo?

Love the kazoo! The idea that it is a great instrument to build musical confidence is brilliantly true! Ballarat used to have a wonderful `Kazoo Orchestra’ (maybe they could re-form or you could form one in your home town). When … Continue reading

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Was not Pozible, Might be Possible

During the last six weeks I’ve played a half dozen short gigs outside, in playgrounds in and around Ballarat! It’s the red coats! I’ve receiver fan mail art for kids… Note the awesome shadow/3D effects As well as adults! The … Continue reading

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Why the Doctor?

When I’ve a gig on but I know it’s going to be difficult, because I’m feeling too tired-physically or emotionally-to perform well, I suck it up and pretend to be the Doctor.Not pictured, a teacher trying to be a hipster. … Continue reading

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Let’s Make it Pozible

The crowdfunding campaign to produce a DVD of my kid’s music concerts has commenced! I’ve been building up to this for a while now and I’m pretty excited to get it happening. I’m so grateful for Rosie and Jasper’s support … 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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