Monthly Archives: July 2009

My Experience with U.K. Healthcare

Friday, 24 July 2009 In light of the current debate about universal healthcare in the the U.S., I would like to share an experience I had with the healthcare system in the U.K. A few years ago I slipped on … Continue reading

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Power Napping and Creativity

Monday, 20 July 2009 In Australia you see billboards along the highways urging you to pull over and take a power nap if you feel tired. As a touring musician I learned to take power naps (aka cat naps) long … Continue reading

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Mistakes Can Be Opportunities

Wednesday, 15 July 2009 A few weeks ago I went hill-walking on the outskirts of the Scottish town where I live. My goal was to climb to the top of a well-known hill forming part of the coastal headlands that … Continue reading

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My Blue Tractor

Tuesday, 14 July 2009 I bought a blue toy tractor the other day. Something about it spoke to me from the shop window. I now realize it is my metaphor for this album project…and my creative process. Tractors are about … Continue reading

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