Mountain Air

Once a week for the last couple of months, I have spent helping out at Hari Sport Ski Rental shop up on Engtsligen Alp, Switzerland. Its quite a place. But words can’t really bend around it, so instead, here are some pics WITH some words!
Why Are We ALL Stealing Music?

Why Are We ALL Stealing Music?

Right now, as usual, there are multiple threads on social media from musicians bemoaning the fact that the general public would still rather obtain their music via free downloads than pay 99c for a song on iTunes. One pretty well executed advert shows a cup of...
FREE Digital ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO

FREE Digital ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO

ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO: A Step By Step Guide To The SA Music Industry distilled all of my 20-odd years of experience in the South African music business into one place. I wrote it in a straightforward, easy-to-understand style and the book was an immediate hit with young...
European Summer

European Summer

So, as some of you have heard from me already, or have guessed, the big trek from Switzerland east, to end up in Australia by mid-year sometime… is off! And no, I am not upset about that, because it is off for the very best of reasons. On 1 March I will be...
Second Draft Or Is It The Third?

Second Draft Or Is It The Third?

Well, it took me 2 months but I have now read through the 1st draft of my novel manuscript that Marc Pienaar kindly sub-edited for me. 2 things became immediately clear: I had a fairly major pacing problem and I had not written the book I have been talking about all...