Singing In The Rain: U2 @ Marvel Stadium, Melbourne. November 15th 2019.

I was a bit emotionally exhausted for a day or so afterwards. U2 shows tend to do that to me. When you see that band in person, they really take you on a ride. A proper, loud, brash, thoughtful, get-up-out-of-your-seat emotional rock and roll experience… and they do it to me every single time. I …

The Slovenian Tyre Incident

I loved almost everything about Slovenia, and I get the feeling that if they spent a few trillion bucks on infrastructure and marketing that their popularity as a tourist destination would rival any other European country. Slovenian scenery is world class, right up there with the parts of Switzerland I have seen, but Slovenian roads… …

Fleetwood Mac And The Art Of Concert Etiquette

My first live Fleetwood Mac experience was in Perth in the late naughties, with the classic line-up minus Christine McVie. It was pretty damn good. The second time was a few years ago in Melbourne with Christine McVie back in the band, and that time it was damn near perfect. They started with The Chain …

People Shit Me Sometimes

First, the disclaimer. My life would be utterly devoid of meaning without the connections I have made. The energy exchange I enjoy with my partner, my family members and my friends is a non-negotiable requirement for my day to day happiness. There’s nothing quite like a long chat with a loved one who knows your …