This year I challenged myself to do something new, to realise an idea I'd been toying with for some time. Upon moving back to Fleetwood in the winter of 2015, I began attending my home church again. I was surprised to hear all of these new songs in the run-up to Christmas, new things from … Continue reading First He Came To Her: All About My First Christmas Song
This week for the first time ever I felt like I wrote my heart out. This might sound strange coming from someone that's written songs for more than ten years now, but I honestly have never felt as challenged, perhaps even bullied, by my writing before. I was hitting the wall, at full capacity, there … Continue reading The Glorious Aftermath
I was thinking as I took my usual hour to get to sleep last night, why am I a songwriter? Isn't it pretty self-absorbed to assume anything I have to say about the world around me is important enough to be set to a melody and then shown to others? Aren't most of my songs … Continue reading Why am I a songwriter?