Art through Boredom

When I was in Dublin I took one of the New Europe free walking tours. One point our guide lamented was that when Ireland was a poor country that was when great literature and art flowed out to the world. Since the new millennium, the average wealth has increased, and the only notable thing to…

Busking

Some personal experiences from my time as a busker!

Pizza and Pipes!

To break with my usual ramble of the background to my tune I have decided to talk about one of my favourite meals; Pizza. I will eventually get to my tune, Jiggin’ Around, but for lunch today I made such an incredibly delicious pizza that I thought I should share a little bit about it!…

Low Light Blues – a 3/4 in silence

During my final year of my Drama degree I moved up to Johannesburg to attend Wits. I had set my heart on becoming an actor but I still wanted to keep my piping career going, so Joburg, the hometown of the best bands in South Africa, was the best place to do that. 2 years…