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Crowdfunding - Agony and Ecstasy

2nd May 2014

Crowdfunding - Agony and Ecstasy

It's not always easy to ask for things. At school I was reluctant to ever ask for help with anything as I always thought I should be able to work everything out on my own. I should have learned... Read more

Depping for Nick - Genuine email exchange forwarded by Nick Drake Estate this morning

17th Apr 2014

Edited to protect identities but I have to share this with you...


Message:
> dear Nick,
> I have heard your great cello song.
> I'm doing a Cello Festival near [German city] in a small town.... Read more

Love and Satellites

30th Jan 2014

Love and Satellites

On Sunday 12th January my elder sister Clare married her wonderful partner Olga in a beautiful ceremony full of laughter, tears, poetry and music. They asked me to write and perform a song for the... Read more

Let’s talk about this

25th Jul 2013

Let’s talk about this

A truly terrible thing happened last week and it has made me think, it has made me think a lot. A great, much loved and, by anyone’s standards, successful British actor, Paul Bhattacharjee, who was... Read more

Captain Intention

21st Mar 2013

Captain Intention

When I was growing up my family invented a superhero called "Captain Intention". This was in the days before Surbiton had become the world-renown entertainment mecca it is today so we had to make... Read more

The Grand Social

25th Feb 2013

A gig in Dublin is a big deal for me. In some ways the great Irish capital is responsible for my getting this whole singing-cello schtick off the ground in the first place. Back in 2007 I wrote a... Read more

Laura Moody