All The Time In Heaven cover

My new album

Well it’s taken me nearly five years, but I’ve finally got this album ready. I won’t say too much about it here except that IT’S GOOD! You can hear it, watch the video, download the album or individual tracks at http://www.allthetimeinheaven.com To hear it live and get a copy to turn over and over in […]

Not About To Fly

A few weeks ago, Mary, Jim, John and I piled into the Captain’s Bar in Edinburgh, set up some cameras on tripods and mimed along to this song from my new album. The other day Pol Arida edited the best of it into this video. Not About To Fly is the jauntiest song in the […]

William Butler Yeats

Album preview: The Song Of Wandering Aengus

Here’s another preview of my album.  This is a poem by William Butler Yeats. I’m adding to a long series of musical interpretations of it including The Waterboys and Donovan. http://www.allthetimeinheaven.com I now have the master CD and will be sending it off for duplication. The online version will be released on March 1st in […]

Old engraving of two children in sunday best.

Six flavours of ‘anxious to please’

We’re social animals. But sometimes our urge to be part of the herd gets out of hand.  One of the insights of meditation – or maybe just of getting older – is that you spot yourself acting out little scripts and preoccupations normally hidden from your busy, get-on-with-it mind. I was thinking about this the […]

Information overload - break the spell with a bell

Information overload – break the spell with a bell

I’m doing a course at the moment at curatr.com about content curation on the internet. The main problem people on the course report with internet content is overload – there’s just too much of it! We’re all familiar with this and the course aims to help you find strategies first of all to manage your own information […]