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Who I hang out with

They say you become who you hang out with.

One of my friends is a social worker. He’s a whole lot more than that as well. I sing with him. He can look at a score of music and read every note faultlessly. He was a top-brass rugby and basketball player in the UK during his youth. He was the elite in the masters […]

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Reflections on songwriting and relationships

Better Days photoshoot, 11 September 2005. The year before we were married.

I HAVE long since forgotten what my wife and I argued about in the initial days of our marriage. I’m pretty sure we would laugh at it now. I liken it to those photos of yourself taken 10 years ago… you laugh at the hairstyles, the fashion… and you secretly monitor how you’ve aged along […]

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Contemplations of the Great Deep


IT was an off-the-cuff decision. Three songs a month, for a year, 36 in total… “Hmmm, I wonder what Psalm 36 says…” You can read it for yourself. Opening the Bible has repercussions for your life, I have discovered, and I encourage you to do it. Basically it’s two parts: firstly how terrible the world […]

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What We Need To Be Free From

HAVE you ever woken up on any particular day and think that life is just too much? There’s just too […]

What’s your instinctive view of God?


UNDER pressure, we reveal our true belief of ourselves and our true belief of God. There’s no hiding it. If […]

What’s going on in your head?

I often go running with playlists of music that keep me moving faster than I would ordinarily, and listening to […]

A story about Graeme Pope-Ellis

So in the midst of the my fitness programme, I try and keep some additional cardio going on. I generally […]