Status Quo – 1999

Here’s an interview I did with Status Quo in April 1999 at The Star and Garter in Manchester. It was part of a pub tour they were doing to promote their new album called Under The Influence. The local media had been invited along to talk to Franics Rossi and Rick Parfitt. I waited pateienly for my turn…

At last, a Spitfire

I have tried for years to capture the sound of a Spitfire in flight. Each met with failure. Cancelled flights, faulty recording equipment (human error (stupidity) actually). And then there was the one time I was certain to get it and was all poised to record. Just as the plane came into view the the air…

London with Beccy

Spent all day Tuesday in London with my daughter Beccy. Rather than write about it I thought we’d just talk about it. Here are some pictures to go with the chat. First up is the lunch we had at Book and Kitchen. It’s a bookshop with cafe or a cafe with a bookshop depending on…