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The Wandering Gallery and her first ever show
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The Wandering Gallery and her first ever show

WHAT: 27 Custom Skateboard decks decorated by 25 different artists on show at Small Dole Skatepark Fundraising Skate Jam. CHECK OUT THE CATALOGUE Also available: BBQ, Skating, Skooting, Coffee and cakes, mini merch market… Lots of fun! WHERE: Small Dole End of Summer Skate Jam: Mackley Field, Small Dole, West Sussex. BN5 9XR And then…

Shop Update!
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Shop Update!

Just wanted to let you know that there are some new products in my shop! First up this long awaited Get Well Soon card for the broken skaters out there. You can FIND THAT HERE Then also as Easter is coming up I have added a range of Easter greetings cards.. Daft Bunny, Little Lamb…

Open For Bookings!
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Open For Bookings!

Between the crazy ol’ C ovid world and learning to walk again after a broken leg, it’s been a really rather mental few years without much in the way of live shows! But, now that my leg is on the mend I’ve decided it’s time to resume gigging! I am currently offering solo acoustic performances,…

OMG! I Broke My Leg!
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OMG! I Broke My Leg!

Yup, 15 weeks ago I broke my leg, in a freak roller skating accident. I say a freak accident because it’s not like I am a newbie skater, I have been skating for years, and falling without major incident for years so I am pretty well practiced at not breaking myself. But that Sunday afternoon…

The Wandering Gallery
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The Wandering Gallery

That ‘OMG! What have I done?!’ moment when I… uh… rather spontaneously purchased an HGV!?!Yes, she is beyond FUGLY right now but I have great plans! 😳😆😜 These pictures are of Gladys in the first few days that I owned her, a year has gone by now and she has already changed a great deal….

Aylesbury Vale Music Fest
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Aylesbury Vale Music Fest

Had such a fun time playing to the thousands gathered at Aylesbury Town Festival yesterday with my band, and on that stage! It was epic, maybe the best gig we have done yet?! 🤔 Was so happy I almost couldn’t sing straight, bubbly joy is not good for controlling the voice. 🤣😜😍 Thanks to my…

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So You Want To Be A Full Time Musician? – 15 Tips To Get You Started

Since posting my celebratory blog post about having been a full time independent musician for five years a bunch of folks have been asking how I did it. So here are a few tips to get you started! 1. Stash some cash! As with all start-up businesses there will be a period when you don’t make a…

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Van Life Loy – Lessons I Learned About Stealth Camping – The Very Hard Way!

Sooooo.. By now you know that in my time as a van lifer I have, in the dead of night, been the victim of both an attempted break in and a drive by shooting! But I love Van Life. I love the sense of adventure, the ever changing scene, the ‘here today somewhere else tomorrow’,…

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Van Life Loy – That Time I Was In A Drive By Shooting!

Okay, people… Drama has occurred! Now don’t freak out but Luna Van Blanc and I were the victims of a drive by shooting! Sounds mad doesn’t it! Hard to believe but it happened.  On Friday night I pulled over beside Swanbourne Lake in Arundel to make some dinner and put away my laundry.  I’d been stopped…

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The Resilient Dreamer

‘I’m never gonna quit ’til I die!’ ~ I have said it, I have sung it, I have heard it on the tongues of many others too. And I’m sure that more than one or two of you have said it about your own dreams! It’s great to have a commitment to persistence but day in…