Tagged With: Summerfolk
I read stories these days of people who are leaving bad jobs, tired relationships, selling house and/or business and hitting the road in trailers or camper vans: conscious, well-considered decisions to unhook from old programming and step forward into a new sense of freedom. That can mean anything.
I honestly don’t have a clue what I look like from the outside. Or- I have clues, from friends (hopefully most honest, but still undeniably subject to mood changes & emotional wellbeing), family (often distorted by… family), men who have been drinking in bars (predictable), random encounters with strangers… and more recently in my Selfie […]
The sense of openness continues long after Irene has gone to bed and been piped out of the park. It’s as though the parade brought them home here through our house – Sarah Slean, Royal Wood, Oscar Lopez, the Lemon Bucket Orchestra, The Rwandan guys, The Powerful Women from New Zealand, The MacKenzie Blues Band […]
There are good things happening here in my hometown. Last night the streets were full of us as we venue-hopped through the downtown core to see a large and motley crew of excellent musicians & performers in the 3rd year of Otherfolk. This happens twice a year – February’s Lupercalia has the same marvelous effect […]
Hmmm. These books have hacked their way into my thought-processes – into what and how I witness. At Summerfolk this year (http://www.summerfolk.org/) There was a band of blonde swedish banshee sisters who mesmerised us all – (Baskery – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ingmySBj4Zs). Distortion banjo, kick drums, a huge stand-up bass, and a lead singer who leans on the […]