Gigs go online – creativity and community carry on!

In the words of Joss Whedon, you can’t stop the signal – and in these gloomy times, oodles of creative comrades of mine are moving their gigs online to keep us connected and smiling. I’ll be doing the same myself where possible. Understandably, most (I’m anticipating all) of my gigs have been cancelled for the … More Gigs go online – creativity and community carry on!

Terry Jones RIP

An almost offensively brief message, but I didn’t want to let another day go by without paying tribute to Terry Jones. I was stunned and sad yesterday to hear he’d died, and at only 77. I didn’t even know he’d been struggling with dementia. It’s a real loss that his colour and wit and imagination … More Terry Jones RIP

Chasing the Sun

Walk the green earth. Scour the sky above the chalk hills. Your troubles will follow you, whatever the age. But did a hero once walk among us? Did a mother raise her son? Did he grow to face our fears – and will that sun rise again? On Tues 11th Feb I’m thrilled to be … More Chasing the Sun

CD on the way…

What’s happening here…? We’re doing some recording, that’s what! I’m making a CD of some of my favourite, most familiar, trusty tales to tell. The hits, if you like! From Sussex, Wales and also a bit from Berkshire where I grew up: if you’ve seen me telling at a festival or community fair, it’ll sound … More CD on the way…