Tag: Somerset

Stanchester School Festival

I didn’t know what to expect for a secondary school summer festival. But this was great fun and of course a charity event and fundraiser. The whole event was on the school playing field and there was a good turn out, some very nice compliments and the sun was out all evening. Ham Hill Cider, …

You are what you practice…

Have you heard that idea that it takes 10,000 hours to master any skill? It’s an over simplification but I’m convinced that the sentiment is true… you’re only going to get really good at something through repeated practice or/and if your conditions, environment or upbringing play a role in enhancing your skills. Malcolm Gladwell’s book, …

What is good?

For years I kept my guitar playing private and only really played at home – occasional gigs, parties and duets would present opportunities to play to an audience but, relatively speaking, the majority of my playing when I was in my twenties was confined to the privacy of my home. I had this kind of …

Home Farm Festival 2019

Home Farm Festival, 8th/9th June 2019… I love this event. I am actually, by default, a non-festival goer. Although that said, I should probably be a little more open minded, but images of muddy fields, cramped camp sites and constant noise are not my thing – usually. But Home Farm Festival at Chilthorne Domer in …