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”

A man, a guitar, country songs: quest for portraits

Bob Elliston asked if I could do some portrait shots for him.   We met at Song Trails last year, where I was the workshop photographer and fellow songwriter participant. Bob is the President of the Yungaburra Folk Festival and music has been his lifelong passion.  He has played in several bands and groups.  IContinue reading “A man, a guitar, country songs: quest for portraits”

Song Trails Returns to Tully time to get organised…

I’ve been at work in the creativity cocoon again, emerging for a walk to the corner store today, only to meet a lady who had been trapped in her home by slippery mud and had then been able to finally get out.  She had a huge smile on her face and was very chatty.  ThereContinue reading “Song Trails Returns to Tully time to get organised…”