Airport security makes me smash my guitar!!

Recently I have had to swallow quantities of toothpaste inside condoms in order to get it through airport security. Unfortunately one of them burst and I almost overdosed on fluoride. If I hadn’t built up a resistance to fluoride by drinking Irish tap water I would have died. A fortunate upshot from this event is […]

Ooooooops I hate myself!

I am not playing The Stand,Edinburgh next weekend as I had thought but The Stand, Newcastle. I’m such a screw up. I booked a flight out of Edinburgh and a train from Birmingham up to Edinburgh and then I got an email from the Stand in Newcastle to confirm that I am appearing there next […]


I’m looking forward to three nights in The Stand in Edinburgh next week followed by a couple of nights in the Laughter Lounge in Dublin the following weekend. Unfortunately I won’t be able to perform at the Alcheringa festival in India at the end of the month as that was depending on Culture Ireland funding […]

Touring Update

In the last year I have gigged in Edinburgh, Toronto, Moscow, St Petersburg, Boston, Kansas City, San Diego, L.A., San Fransisco, New York, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Chicago. I was back in NY ( I know New York so well now I just refer to it by initials!) and Boston to host a gig with Mundy, […]

Eventful year!

I can’t believe it’s been a year since the gigs in China. It’s been a very eventful year since, professionally and personally. I spent July 2013 rehearsing the stage version of The Shawshank Redemption in London in preparation for a three a month long run at the Edinburgh Festival. The reviews were amazing including five […]