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Ice Crystal Patterns On Glass

Here are a few photos of ice crystal patterns on the windscreen of my car during the recent cold weather here in the UK. I never cease to be fascinated by the variety & beauty of the patterns created by … Continue reading

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What are the Benefits of Building Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence?

In short, many!! But let’s start by considering what we will avoid.  When we are continually dragged down by low self-esteem and low self-confidence the impact is much wider than our work; it affects our whole life! Biologically, our bodies … Continue reading

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Drumming Workshops

After working in the Pharmaceutical Industry (in clinical research) for more than 18 years, I decided to take redundancy, change direction and set up my own company. One of my passions is music.  So, I thought, what better than to use my love … Continue reading

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How Creative is Creative?

I often get into discussions about creativity and I’m amazed how few understand what the word means. Most seem to apply the term creative to a strange breed of artistic misfits, ‘the creatives‘ who don’t really fit in but are … Continue reading

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Return to the Studio: Day 2

I sit here thinking about Lionel Ritchie’s song “All Night Long.”  It’s after 3 a.m. on Sunday morning and we’ve just finished for the day. Something really special is beginning to grow. Despite setbacks, the creative energy of five musicians … Continue reading

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Return to the Studio: Day 1

8:45a.m.  After a traditional breakfast at The Compton Lounge, our favourite local cafe its off to start the serious stuff .. laying down the tracks to the click.  Fortunately we managed to get in last night to set up and … Continue reading

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Return to the Studio

It’s Thursday and we’re travelling 200 miles for a return to ICC Studios in Eastbourne to record a new album. Looking from this side is always exciting: potential, passion, intensity, critical appraisal, exhaustion, late nights, The Compton Lounge, making new friends, renewing … Continue reading

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