A.D.D. (Attention Deficit Daddy)

Attention Deficit Daddy – How mobile devices and the internet distract from the important things in life. Continue reading A.D.D. (Attention Deficit Daddy)

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Can a great musician be a great parent?

Ultimately though, I totally believe it’s possible to be a great parent and a great musician. Musicians have barriers to overcome that most people don’t have when it comes to parenting, and those barriers increase the more successful and well known a musical becomes. But all parents have challenges, some deal with them well and some don’t. Musicians are an interesting case, but not an exceptional one. Continue reading Can a great musician be a great parent?

I hope I remember my daughter’s childhood better than my own.

I was having a conversation with my wife and mum the other day about folk singer Vashti Bunyan.  As I was talking about the one and only time I had seen Vashti play live in Brighton, my mum pointed out that we had in fact both seen her live together, on a bill with a few other folk and folkish singers almost a decade earlier.

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