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I’ve uploaded 36 of my photos from FIRE last Sunday.. Click to visit the set on flickr.


Really looking forward to DragonGate festival just outside Harrogate this weekend. It’s shaping up to a be a superb weekend. 40 bands, loads of other stuff and stacks of cool people. Regular DragonDrop readers my be interested to know that I made / run the blog about the festival.

Blazing glory

FIRE was back to a full blazing glory on Sunday. It took a while to ignite – my set sparked a few embers and roots. I really enjoyed it and once I’d got into my head the idea of playing music that I enjoy it made it seem to work. Cloudbass’s set added some fule but Dharma’s set turned it… Read more →

The Thoughty Fird.

It’s… the 43rd FIRE And I’m really looking forward to this one.. The 43rd one we’ve done by my calculations.. Not been at that venue for a while but it’s a cracking venue. I’m playing a set as Johnnie has had to pull out.. I’ll be doing a brazil / samba / tripped out beats type thing which I’m really… Read more →

Cat’s away

I’ve been left to my own devices this weekend. Eirene stayed at her dads for a few more days. Missing them all massively now. It’s the longest I’ve ever been away from them for 10 years. I have however had a rather good weekend. I got loads of work done on Saturday after going out to a gig on Friday… Read more →

Deepest darkest Peru

Ali and Marcus have got to Peru! They sound like they are having a superb adventure (apart from getting caught up in a riot and getting pepper sprayed). Here we see Ali sporting a fantastic DragonDrop Adventure T-Shirt at what has got to be one of the most famous views in the world.. looking down onto Machu Picchu.

Glade Festival 2009

Got back from Glade festival yesterday afternoon. Superb weekend. I’ve never seen a venue so geographically perfect for a festival as that place. A natural huge amphitheatre who’s crucible was filled with about 10 PA tents, out-door rigs, one main stage and about 100 or so side shows, bars, food joints, shops 10,000 ravers and assorted curiosities. The quality of… Read more →