Every weekend there is something to do. And this one is no different. Continue reading “Social Saturdays: A Few Fun Things To Do”
After pushing through a long week of work a day off couldn’t just be spent with my feet up, eating large quantities of food and watching day television re-runs.
With this weekend just been marking one month since returning back to live in Launceston, Tasmania from Melbourne, I thought a day trip out to my childhood area of Tasmania – the Meander Valley – for an afternoon of Indie Folk music and (had to get it in my day off somehow) large quantities of food.
The ever-breathtaking hour long drive out my Uncle and Aunty’s cafe/the day’s sold-out music venue, Marakoopa Cafe in Mayberry, was met at the end by a fantastic group of 30+ Sunday music enthusiasts not deterred by a 13-degree day merely a week after the state (and especially the area of Meander Valley) suffered some of it’s worst floods and rainfalls in history.
I took my time to write this piece. Cause I don’t want this feeling to end. But for as long as I believe in what it showed me, the power of it can never die. And here’s why you should go. Continue reading “Breathe In, Breathe Out: An unravelling that is Woodford Folk Festival”
Have you ever felt that some people were just more extraordinary than others? That there’s something about their presence or their manners. You just know. Back in 2005, I had the pleasure of meeting exactly this kind of lady. Max. I knew her only as a Windows Server Deployment Manager. Later on I found out about her real passion. A rock superstar!
The OnFires, is an evolution of the band I knew as “Asleep in the Park”. My favourite song of theirs is (and still remains) Skeleton.
Continue reading “Music: The OnFires”
I’m kicking off my week of talented Australian musos with my favourite band that I fell in love with back in 2001 after I saw them do a rendition of “When somebody loved me” from Toy Story 2.
I know this isn’t them, but the arrangement is. Get your tissues ready.
Continue reading “Music: The Idea of North”