The Reading festival used to be a real Rock festival with loads of stuff you'd want to see. Now it's an odd hotch-potch of stuff that seems to cater for the younger crowd....well let's be honest - caters almost exclusively for the 16-18 year old group for whom this is now seen as an 'entry ...

With the rest of the family away in Paris I had to somehow entertain myself....what on earth was I going to do?? Well, the guys from Brid were out in York, as was 'Beers Manchester' so that's where I spent a pleasant afternoon, catching up over a few scoops, before heading back to Leeds to ...

We travelled the world (musically) at WOMAD this year at the start of our summer hols, heading down to Looe in Cornwall afterwards. There'd been so much sunshine in the weeks leading up to it that we didn't even pack any wet weather gear.....a schoolboy error as rain and gale force winds hit on the ...

My boy Matty is 15 now and the first time Lee and I went to see Low was at Leeds Church when she was pregnant with him......no wonder he likes music with a booming bass...... First up tonight was Nadine Khouri who did slow intricate stuff in an early Cat Power style. Finished with a Nick ...

Our good friends Claire and Guy got us a pair of tickets for this as a 50th birthday present for Lee. We used the excuse to get away on our own on the Saturday night (the first time we've been away just on our own without kids or friends or family sine we got married ...