Stop Chasing The Muse

Stop Chasing The Muse

Yesterday I was reading an article about writing and the subject of the muse came up.  muse noun \ˈmyüz\ 1 capitalised  :  any of the nine sister goddesses in Greek mythology presiding over song and poetry and the arts and sciences 2:  a source of...
How to Surrender to Triumph and Failure

How to Surrender to Triumph and Failure

I am about to spend another weekend in the recording studio. A few months ago we began working on a new album. At that first recording session, I was forced to question whether what I was doing was a triumph or a failure. The owner of the studio is a guy called Milan....
A Tale of Two Plates

A Tale of Two Plates

Precisely four hundred years ago one of two plates began a startling journey around the planet. This morning I find myself in a stairwell at the Rijksmuseum. I intended to write in the library but it’s closed as it is a public holiday. It kind of sucks but at...

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