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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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

in the land of the kind, bullies are kings

The Great Ceilidh Swindle by Peatbog Faeries on Grooveshark Some Highland Pipes for a change, from the Peatbog Faeries. I had another equally amusing title for this post: ‘infatuated with bullies’. By now it should be no secret that I’m Read More