We arrived in Kentish Town in the spring of 2012 with one simple aim; take an ailing and decrepit old local boozer and bring it back to life. We’d been selected to take the lease on The Grafton, a sorry state of a place that had been so lacking in care & attention for so … More Pub love
I recently found a long-forgotten email account, in which I discovered rafts of equally long-forgotten recordings. Having spent a nostalgic afternoon revisiting them all, I thought I’d share a few favourites with you. Fall Too Far (original extended version)
The Obscure Tour will endure amongst my happiest memories for life. Top-3 career highlight for sure. I put it across to fans to decide where our intimate tour of obscure locations should take us and the requests came in in droves; from art galleries to college canteens to granny’s kitchen. We chose 6 locations over … More The Obscure Tour Revisited
Video series entitled ‘Audience Of One’ filmed late at night in a deserted recording hall at Surrey University. This one was a performance of my acoustic cover of Outkast’s Hey Ya. Sadly I don’t have the audio track, so this is just the camera audio. Filmed at PATS studio 1 by Hush P. My album Here and Now … More Audience of One – Episode 4 ‘Hey Ya, Outkast cover’
During our three months of insanity we were – amongst many other things – renovating our very first home. As anyone who knows me well will attest, interiors are a huge source of fascination and delight for me, so this project gave me the most amazing scope to have a go at my first ever start-to-finish … More Renovating The Nest – Lounge
Stunning time-lapse video by graphic designer James Garman showing the upper end of Kentish Town Road transitioning from dusk to dark. The background on this is described better than I can in this Kentishtowner post. I LOVE this. My place is a few streets over to the right.
In a year that featured a number of landmark life events, 2015 was when Joel and I finally took a step onto the property ladder. On only our second property viewing, we knew we’d found our nest. A lovely – albeit unloved – flat in a converted Victorian terrace in Kentish Town. Having lived in the … More Renovating The Nest – Kitchen