We Found Love

I love listening to music when writing. My daughter’s a huge fan of anything Lindsey Stirling (awesome violinist and video storyteller) and introduced me to the world of Lindsey in youtube videos. I spent a lot of this afternoon listening and sometimes watching many of Lindsey’s videos. I love how she collaborates with people fromContinue reading “We Found Love”

The Life and Songs of Shirley Lynn – Part 1

It’s a cold Brisbane morning when I phone Shirley Lynn, a singer-songwriter, based in the much warmer Cairns. I first met Lynn at Song Trails, a weekend song writing workshop, Tully, in 2012 and was impressed by her constructive and enthusiastic communication and the original compositions she shared. Since then Lynn has been having someContinue reading “The Life and Songs of Shirley Lynn – Part 1”

Nature Boy

The poster words were recorded by Nat King Cole.  Nature Boy“is track #10 on the album The World Of Nat King Cole. It was written by Ahbez, Eden but made  famous by Nat. This poster is my artistic tribute to this song, which has become a jazz standard. Eden was a singer songwriter, Hippy nomad,Continue reading “Nature Boy”

A Day with a Song Writer – Saturday Writing Sagas

So a break from ebooks for this week, and a break from home on Friday to spend a day listening to some of the original songs of Melinda Irvine and working on the art of portrait photography. Melinda was doing her best to forget the camera was in my hand as she played sitting atContinue reading “A Day with a Song Writer – Saturday Writing Sagas”