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13
May

From time to time I get asked about Twitter Lists. To be honest, I couldn’t use Twitter without them. Here’s my approach, along with some practical examples. Why Use Use Lists? If you follow more than a few hundred people, it becomes hard to keep track of what everyone is…

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8
May

With my album, You Can’t Deny What’s Inside, coming soon I’ve had a few requests about how to stay up to date with information on the release. So, I’ve decided to cave in and set up a mailing list. If you are anything like me, then managing your email inbox…

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5
May

Last week’s big media news in Hong Kong was the South China Morning Post’s move to buy Asia City Media Group including HK Magazine. This move brings the SCMP Group (which also publishes Hong Kong editions of Cosmopolitan, CosmoGirl and Harpar’s Bazaar) closer to a monopoly of Hong Kong English…

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2
May

I stumbled upon the title of this blogpost, an arcane description of the class of headache known as migraine, in a recent New York Review Of Books review of Hallucinations, the new book from contemporary neuroscientist Oliver Sacks. The phrase comes from a rare, Victorian Era (1873) medical book, which…

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30
Apr

As I mentioned yesterday, my time in Singapore is now drawing to a close. When I moved to Singapore in 2011, it was at end of the of a long process of thinking about which city would be the best place in Asia to grow my music and photography business….

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29
Apr

The time has come to talk about leaving. After nearly two years, my sojourn in Singapore is coming to a close. But, before I talk about where I’m going, I want to say a few things about this city I still call home. The place of expats and foreigners in…

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20
Apr

The sign you see above is a little decoration I’ve created for my studio. Actually, it’s not quite that little. At 12 inches by 8 inches and mounted on 1 inch think acrylic, it’s a substantial little reminder of one of my favourite personal mantras: Don’t Complain – Make Art….

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18
Apr

Last week I announced You Can’t Deny What’s Inside, my first solo commercial music release. I’m thankful for the positive and encouraging response from so many of you. I’m writing now as a way to reply to some of the questions I’ve received. At the time I called You Can’t…

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12
Apr

You Can’t Deny What’s Inside is, amazingly, my first commercial release as a solo musician. I say amazingly because these days, musicians make albums right at the start of their career, rather than after years of writing and performing, which was the norm when I started out. But, I digress….

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5
Apr

My holiday in Adelaide is drawing to a close. Today was one of those deeply relaxing days; open blue skies, dry warmth, nothing to distract from the relaxation. I watched a little football, went for a easy bike ride, ate some great food, drank some fine wine and found myself,…

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