Music

I sometimes write and perform songs. They’re mostly maudlin numbers with a fair deal of angst, a few wet chunks of dry wit and any emotions heavily shielded under a thick membrane of metaphor. Here are a couple.

The Lepidopterist

Junior Architect

Here’s my version of a Takeaway Show, filmed in Lyme Regis, where I perform my song, Sealand Rise, a proposed national anthem for The Principality of Sealand (with ‘help’ from my son Elliott:

At the end of 2009 I organised a small gig in Studio 106. I played my own songs then played bass for Sarah McLaughlin, guitar and bass with Annie Whittingham. We had a beautiful set from Crack-a-jack Crow and finally, I joined in on bass with Brendan for a The Great Indoors song. Here are some of the highlights of the night: