Category Archives: Reflections

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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Back on the Blogging Horse

Half way through last year I’d up my first contract teaching primary classroom music. It had been great; I’d enjoyed sharing mysic skills and ideas with students on an ongoing, deeper level  (compared to the brief interactions of gigs and … 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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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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A Hat Box and a Great Big Teapot

So, last year I played 6 different themed concerts in 6 months and filmed them all. I had used all of the themes except superheroes before, but even then each show required new songs and new props. Big props. A … Continue reading

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My Set from Run Ballarat! For those of you who are missing my weekly shows, here’s a 12 minute set to play to your kids! (follow the title link) Last year I played at this fun run to raise money … 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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