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New Live Video: Cold Winds

I'm thrilled to share this new live video from my lounge room, of me singing my new song "Cold Winds". Filmed by the legends at Shoelace Creative, this song is about a late-night, kitchen table conversation I had with…

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The fiddle, the field, and killing me softly

This is an extract from my journal entry I wrote this morning, which I thought I might share. It’s about playing my fiddle, and singing “killing me softly” on repeat, and how turning 30 has welcomed in so much more…

Wildness

“Where does wildness begin, and how far does it extend?” - Esther Woolfson, in Corvus: A Life with Birds 

The above question is plucked from a book about a family living with wild birds that had been rescued as chicks…

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Young Gum

My heart goes out to my friends in Melbourne, who have just had tighter restrictions imposed upon them for another six weeks.  

Along with that news, we heard that the state of Victoria, where my partner and I live, will…

A Small Musical Offering

It’s a clear winter day in Malmsbury. The sun is taking its time to shine through each leaf, each blade of grass. In between zoom lessons, I'm sitting on the edge of the verandah with a cup of tea, thinking…

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Slow

The word ‘Slow’ used to have so many unconscious derogatory meanings for me. Unproductive, or lacking, lagging behind, stupid. I used to turn my nose up at slowness, because somehow along the way I learned that going slowly went against…