Category: music

Day 18 – October 18, 2018

I promised myself that I would blog everyday while in here, even if it hurts, or it sucks. So, because I’m a little lost for words today (or I’ve become terribly boring), I’ve decided my day will be… Read More

Day 15 – October 15

BP 120/80 – How ordinary Questions for my shrink today: Why am I still here? What do you expect I will learn here? Do you know that nothing has changed in my routine since I got here (except… Read More

Day 4 – October 4 2018

BP 110/80 – It seems to be pretty steady. I think it’s all the water I’m drinking. They have asked to have a one on one with me so I’m waiting in the common area. I think I… Read More

The thing about thinking too much

As a creative person, as pretty much everyone is, whether realised or not, you tend to overthink everything, and when you’re not creating, you feel like you’re wasting time. At the moment, work is so hardcore – that’s… Read More

David Bowie, Therapy, and Live Music

What a freaking week! I LOVE change. Change is also pretty overwhelming. Right now, I have change-a-million (and a cat crawling over me). So let’s ignore that fluff and look at David Bowie. I heart Bowie’s music. Until… Read More

Why couldn’t I write science fiction or fantasy or mystery?

Sometimes I bemoan the fact that I don’t write “popular fiction”, while at other times I’m completely smug about it. Mostly, I feel smug, and then I check out the best-seller lists and bemoan again. This week, I’ve… Read More

Music and Writing, Write?

Music plays a massive roll in my life, and especially when I write.  There are times when I can’t have a single sound, nothing at all, but at other times, I like to curate a playlist to help… Read More

Reverb 15 – 5 minutes

December 15 – 5 Minutes Imagine you will completely lose your memory of 2010 in five minutes. Set an alarm for five minutes and capture the things you most want to remember about 2010. (Author: Patti Digh) Good… Read More

Yoyo Collides

I think I’ve broken a few of my toes. My wrist, which I had x-rayed the other day (because of that rollerskating injury, nuff said), was crashed into and my ears are ringing a merry tune. But it’s ok. Sent… Read More

Songs in the key of “oh my God we have a new piano”!

(with apologies to Stevie Wonder) Now, I wouldn’t say that JJ and I are the spontaneous sorts. I mean, definitely impulsive, but not too spontaneous. So un-spontaneous are we that a few years ago we went through this… Read More