Log 5: ‘Why not Care While You’re Here’

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Had the pleasure of co-writing ‘Why Not Care While You’re Here’ with Verity Price recently. This Log gives a bit of background info and also takes you on a road trip to ‘The Electric’ in Cape Town where it was performed at the ‘Ocean Pledge’ fundraiser (part of Wavescape Festival). It was a fantastic night… Read more »

Log 4: Co-writing ‘One Big Family’

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// NEW video log: Sharing the background for a co-write with a young man (14) from Cape Town. The topic is crime and living with concerns for one’s own and everyone else’s safety and well-being. His vision for the future is clear: He wants ‘a happy community with people treating each other like one big… Read more »

Log 2: Hello from Stellenbosch (Cape Town)

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I am now based here in Stellenbosch and drive in to Cape Town for meetings and writing with people. 10 days in and I am meeting so many interesting people here. In this video – log 2 – I briefly take you through recent developments… The context of the project is concerned with experiences of living… Read more »

Log 1: Some thoughts before going to Cape Town

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Since 2018 I have been doing an arts-based PhD exploring personal and collaborative songwriting. The context of the project is concerned with experiences of living with environmental and social insecurity (often influenced by climate change or anthropogenic impact on the environment). I have a specific interest and focus on water, which I view as a… Read more »