Healing cultural loss through music at Ethno Australia

I first learned about Ethno at age thirty, via a trad musician from Ireland I was learning tunes from. Looking it up was disappointing—the age limit was thirty. For another three years I wrote it off and a missed opportunity. Read More

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My trip to Europe to pick up instruments

Featured today is the Galician piper I did a two day workshop with. Last year I quit my job and went travelling for close to two months. I saw a few doors opening music-wise and decided it was time to Read More

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Woodfordia 2017/2018

One of my highlights for this year—Linsey Pollak and Lizzie O’Keefe’s work Dangerous Song I missed last year but saw this year I’m not a fan of New Year’s Eve in Sydney. The city gets super crowded, too many travelers Read More

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Woodfordia 2016/2017

In honour of this year’s Woodford, I’m posting a Journal entry originally written on Jan 2nd 2017, anonymised. I told A I wasn’t going. There was nothing particularly interesting in the line-up and I was looking forward to spend some Read More

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New theme and writing again

It’s been a while since I updated this site, for several different reasons. Mainly, I’m posting again because I adjusted the template so it works on my phone (long overdue). I’m also looking to write more, but who knows. Since Read More

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4 years in Oz

I moved to Oz back in October 2011. That means I’ve been here for almost four years. Much has happened in four years, so let’s start from the beginning. Let’s begin with the why I moved here in the first Read More