As an appendix to the Atlantic tales previously recounted, I present you with NIGHT WARRIOR! - a comedy song recorded in the middle of the Atlantic. The open ocean becomes a different place altogether at night. Phosphorescence, moonlight and meditations on infinity aside, it is WELL scary. However as the nights passed I began to … Continue reading NIGHT WARRIOR
It wasn't all scoffing our faces and lounging around in the sun you know. Included are a few pictures from places we've visited so far; Grenada and Carriacou. There's about three or four hundred more islands to explore just in the Grenadines. Witnessed a presumably very rich woman in Grenada who, when speaking to the … Continue reading Now that’s what I call Crossing the Atlantic
It's a difficult thing to express, but since setting out on these adventures, I've felt less like I'm having experiences, than that they are having me. Daily and unforeseen challenges that drag me out of the comfort zone and would otherwise have me running for the hills (or the pub) are encountered in equal … Continue reading They’ve Only Gone and Done It
The ancient plains of the island have got me thinking about how our ancestry weaves, mostly unseen, through all our actions, thoughts and emotions. When intuition is open, it is possible to hear the voices of the past, sometimes restricting us if we don't understand them, but mostly urging us on towards our shared destiny. … Continue reading Adventures in Ancestry
Departing las Palmas into fairly strong winds and large swell, the intention was to "holiday" in El Hierro for a few days after a hectic month of preparation, before pressing on across the Atlantic. But after 36 hours of increasingly large swell and winds approaching force 9 (nervous fart) we found ourselves one nautical mile … Continue reading Search for El Hierro Inside Yourself, Part 1
Finally finished! It's a phrenetic yet determined piece of music which completely took hold of me for a few days. I think the sense of excitement and more than a little trepidation I feel on the run up to the Atlantic Crossing has worked its way into my music... I've never enjoyed recording a song … Continue reading New Song! New Song!