3 Years Gone….

3 Years Gone….

Today, 27 April 2016 is the day I left South Africa 3 years ago. It’s also Freedom Day, the anniversary of South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994, and King’s Day in the Netherlands, where I now live. An interesting set of coincidences. What has changed? I...
Live In The Netherlands… Unplugged!

Live In The Netherlands… Unplugged!

I will be playing my first official gig in The Netherlands in around 2 weeks time… Friday the 23rd of May to be precise… so I thought I’d say a few words about that today. The last gig I played was in November, in Prague, so I am a tad nervous. But this is a...
Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary!

One year ago today, at about 8pm, I stepped aboard an Emirates flight to Dubai, en route to England and I have no idea what else. All I had was a few hundred English pounds, 17kg’s of luggage and a job waiting in a pub…. Well, maybe waiting, needed to crack the...
Conscription, Jail Time and Life Time

Conscription, Jail Time and Life Time

This 3rd draft of the novel Johannesburg is going really well… even if I do say so myself! The second pass seems to have plugged the vast majority of the weak spots that Marc Pienaar and I detected and I feel it has also addressed the major concerns of the feedback I...