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2015/07/23

Latvian Musings

I am back recently from my first tour of Latvia. My musical life continues to pursue its own course, calling from places unchartered to me. I spent some days wandering around Liepāja where I played my last show – an old Baltic coastal city, with a hugely depleted population since Soviet times, and deserted barracks and small ghost towns, sleeping poetically on the town outskirts, skeletons of history, seemingly unsure of their current place. Monuments to another time, adrift.

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2015/06/22

IL KINO

This week the first episode of the “Journeys” documentary series will be screened in Berlin. I’m really proud to be showing the documentary at local indie cinema IL KINO

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2015/02/15

Alchemy in Nairobi

Some thoughts on the capacity of music to break down barriers, accepting what reality gives you, and 5 shows in a new city…

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2015/02/09

SAYING YES TO LIFE

We deconstruct to reform. We break down to rebuild. We fragment to become more whole than we had previously been. Thoughts while hiking to the summit of Mt Suswa, Kenya …

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2015/01/27

Bagamoyo & the Importance of the Unknown

We step into the unknown because it has the power to transform us, because we know we are not complete until the world has tested our reaction to adversity or the challenges it throws up….some thoughts on traveling to Bagamoyo to meet the great Gogo musician Msafiri Zawose…..

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2015/01/23

10 Approaches to Depression

Some notes on dealing with deep lows, lessons learnt from adventures in Hades, and accepting that a universe is comprised of black holes as well as suns….

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2015/01/19

Whirlwinds in Northern Tanzania

Some quick notes on St Joseph´s orphanage and my adventure in Arusha…

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