Category Archives: Heritage

Fashioning a Brand-New, Benign (World) Order

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What a difference a month and a bit makes! In late February, when I wrote my previous post, I had just returned from Mexico, anticipating change but hopeful that life would go on, more or less, with some, but not … Continue reading

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…dreaming, in a city, of light & colour…

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These past couple of weeks I’ve been in a dream of a city… an imperial city… wandering its streets, admiring its architecture and its art, appreciating the warmth of its people even as I remain wary of the danger that … Continue reading

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THE FACTS OF LIFE – FULL ALBUM + BONUS TRACK

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So here it is at last. 10 years ago, I started work on this record, at a crossroads in my life. I chose a roundabout path by way of London, New York and many cities in between, that took me … Continue reading

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Glimpses of EPIPHANY

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In the last post, I waxed lyrical about Rapture and Epiphany. I suggested that the latter was something that could be man-made, precipitated through (careful) design and curatorial, in the context of an exhibition at the Museum. That much is … Continue reading

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Edging towards RAPTURE

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I’m almost there. I can feel it. …clarity on what I want, who I am, who I will be in the years I come – what I will pursue, creatively, intellectually, socially, perhaps even romantically… I’ve been going around in … Continue reading

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THE FACTS OF LIFE – 14. WAITING

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  WAITING is the only track on the 2019 version of the album that I did not master. It sounds exactly as it did 10 years ago and I’m completely pleased with it. The song is a straight-up, throw-back, soft-rock … Continue reading

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The 2019 Frieze BBC Free Thinking Museums Debate – featuring the Musée d’Orsay, ACM and UCCA

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Last month, during the Frieze Art Fair, I was invited by Frieze and the BBC to be part of a BBC Radio 3 Debate Panel on Museums in the 21st Century. My other fellow panelists were Laurence Des Cars, Presidente … Continue reading

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THE FACTS OF LIFE – 12. GLOWING

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In the mid-2000s, I took a trip with some old friends – the same ones who would live in Dubai later – to Barcelona, Lisbon and Marrakesh. It was to be a rather memorable trip if only because I came … Continue reading

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THE FACTS OF LIFE – 11. MISTAKEN

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I intended for THE FACTS OF LIFE to be an experimental album.  Each of the songs explored a very specific emotion in the life cycle of a relationship between two people – joy, sadness, desire, anger, disappointment… While the album … Continue reading

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Finding Balance – A 3-Point Action Plan

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It’s been a gruelling few weeks of travel (including weekend travel) and multiple evening/weekend events. Even though I’ve achieved more than I imagined I would in a very short time, I can’t help but remind myself that just a couple … Continue reading

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