I’ve lost two good friends recently, one to a long-term illness and one violently, at the hands of another. Both were taken from us far too soon. Naturally that made for quite an emotional rollercoaster and, especially as I’m fast approaching my 40th birthday, set me off reflecting and musing on life and my place Read More →

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So we’ve got a new government, and with it a Conservative prime minister, and I’m not as upset as I thought I’d be at the prospect. I grew up thinking the Tories were evil. I was 9 years old when Margaret Thatcher first got elected, and that election was probably the first time in my Read More →

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It struck me the other day: three artists with whom I’ve worked recently, in three different countries, who are connected simply by name. Let me introduce you. Firstly, Mr Sukhwinder Singh is a well-known playback singer on the Bollywood circuit in Mumbai, India. The term ‘playback singer’ refers to the person that sings the soundtrack Read More →

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