Deep Purple Mk2
Fragments of my life

The Deep Purple songs that kept me alive

I’ve just about completed my book tentatively titled Postcards from Hell, Snapshots From a Purpled Mind. It’s no epic and is probably self indulgent but its been cathartic for me. Its a series of snapshots of various parts of my life with references to various Deep Purple songs that seemed …

Fragments of my life

Just For the Fun of it

Around the time of the second Iraq War, I started jamming on a Sunday afternoon with a local Ararat musician, Darren Sherwell. It started out as a bit of fun. He was an accomplished player and excellent singer. My fingers were full of rust – but somehow,in those first fumbling …

Bohemian Rhapsody
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My reaction to the film Bohemian Rhapsody

When I see a film I usually respond to it on nothing other than a superficial level.  Most films keep me entertained for the hundred or so minutes that they run and leave little to no impression.  Maybe that’s because as a once writer of fiction, I see where most …