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Scotland 2

Scotland 2

Our second foray to Scotland was done the hard way – no more taking it easy flying up to Glasgow. This time we had a group bus – a Volkwagen Transporter with us and the gear aboard, plying our way up the M6 and M74 and beyond.. Yes beyond is the word. Beyond Glasgow the scenery gradually starts to resemble photographs I remember seeing of Antarctica.

The Music Biz

The Music Biz

Rock ‘n’ roll – the Music Business – What a game of losers.
I’ve sat around waiting for the phone to ring, or for a cheque to arrive in the post; I’ve been ripped off by the great and the good and by the friend who shared the same bedsit with me

From ELO to Spinal Tap

Me again, with true story... It was not long after the end of ELO’s 1986 tour... The first part had been a sort of mini-tour with Rod Stewart topping the bill. What a blast that was! We played at Wembley Stadium in front of 50,000+ people and then did a...

Sixty

Sixty

Age is a thing that sneaks up on you while your feeling vibrant and robust. It jumps out of the shadows like a scary monster in a film – ‘Aaaaargh!’ it says, and you jump back in shock.
One day you discover that something you took for granted is not