It’s all new!

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New territory can be exciting or worrying, depending on your perspective! As we draw towards the end of another year, i find that new things are generally stimulating and necessary, rescuing me from the mediocre and the mundane. So, new ideas for new music and new songs providing material for new recordings are always exciting, […]

New guitar – new recordings…..watch this space!

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Hi! I hope you all had a great summer. I think i did (holiday, new guitar, new writings, birthday…etc) although it seemed to pass too quickly and suddenly it’s Autumn. Can’t complain about that though as i really LOVE these Autumnal days. I’ve been filling notebooks with lots of new songs/poems so it’s been an […]

Indian Train

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Indian train Click here to read the poem, “Indian train” Some time ago i meant to start a Poetry page but never really got off the ground as other life priorities took over. However, i am now trying to resurrect the idea having written quite a bit of poetry recently. The above is an attempt to […]

India 2017

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It seems ages ago now and a lot has happened since i got back from India(Helen, my wife, has had heart surgery…now recovering successfully) but the pictures below give a flavour of my trip. I met some amazing characters, played lots of music, enjoyed the sights and sounds…and smells(!) – not to mention the food […]

Another ‘live’ rendition for you

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When i was out in India 2 years ago, i had a passing glimpse of a woman driving buffalo as we went by in a car. As we passed, i turned to look and…she smiled! It must have gone into the back of my mind as a vivid impression which later prompted this song ‘Shepherdess’ […]

Out on the road again…!

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hi everyone – just a quickie in the midst of packing for my trip to India.It was great to play at Gordon’s men’s night in Fareham recently. Gordon is an old friend who appreciates ‘live’ music – thanks to all who came. Bless u guys, Phil O.

‘Live’ tracks – now available

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It seems ages ago (nearly 4 months actually!) but the ‘Life Supper’ concert at Christ Church in Leamington on 15th October 2016 was filmed and recorded. I now have individual audio clips of the new songs premiered on that night and will be adding fresh clips to this blog from time to time. If you […]

Full Bio

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For some time i have been meaning to include my full ‘Bio’ for people to access, giving details of my background. Click here to to view the PDF