Pennyblack Music

Happy to weigh in on the Pennyblack Music 20th anniversary (scroll down to the “H” artists).  Pennyblack is a fine UK music zine run by fine folks who I met on my first gig run through Scotland (reminiscing enclosed).  Check out the link, check out the zine and big congrats to John Clarkson and company.Continue reading “Pennyblack Music”


Bonie I miss Scotland and my friends who took me around by bus and by foot, through gardens and gargoyles past castles and river walks when the rain stopped and the yellow flowers bloomed golden across empty glens deep in the highlands cutting a path for the ancients beyond easter aquhorthies and hotel portmahomack whereContinue reading “Bonie”

Cousin Audrey

Now that Jude’s birthday has passed, I’m setting my sights on Christmas.  The best things in life are free, but kids need lots of stuff to open on the big day.  That said, my son is at the point where he’s getting me things for Christmas, as well, and last year I may have given meContinue reading “Cousin Audrey”