Fishy Happenings

My third gig with Strangefish last night. It was a long day… I started at 7:30am – I had planned to be at the venue at around 10:30 and with a 2 hour journey ahead I needed to be ready. Freshly showered and breakfasted I set off – only to make much better time thanContinue reading “Fishy Happenings”

Of Giggage the First

I presume you’re wanting to know how the first Strangefish gig went? After all the build up has been huge from my point of view. About 6 months since I joined the band and we’re doing our first big gig. Ok so the arrival time was rather early, 2pm, as is always the case withContinue reading “Of Giggage the First”

And thus, the fishiness began.

After last night’s IQ gig in Bury at The Met, which I have to say was stupendously good (even if they didn’t play Out of Nowhere) and arriving home at half past midnight; I was awoken at 7:30am for a Strangefish rehearsal. With lasers and songs from Ever buzzing in my mind (did I mentionContinue reading “And thus, the fishiness began.”

It’s strange and fishy

I’ve joined a third band! It was about a month ago when it happened but it started with a message and phonecall out of the blue… And ten minutes later I’m in a band! A band I’ve followed for a long time have asked me to join. I feel very honoured, especially with how atContinue reading “It’s strange and fishy”

Now Casting

Who’d have thought all those years ago when I bought this album for the first time that just 25 years later you’d be able to day “OK, Google; play Across The Water by Jadis” and you’d get the album streamed without even pressing a single button? It’s one of my favourite albums of all time.Continue reading “Now Casting”

6 years ago.

Google reminded me that I was on tour with Manning doing two gigs over in the Netherlands and Belgium. So many good memories, although just after this amazing tour was the beginning of the end for me. Manning started to fall apart after this tour. Chris and Kev left; Steve the flute player quit toContinue reading “6 years ago.”