Target Practice

Every single time I start to write a blog I get really nervous. I spend ages racking my brains trying to find something to write about that people will want to read – whilst making it personal – and present it in a way that won’t come back to bite me later! When I eventually start writing I panic over the words for hours, checking and re-checking each and every line to see whether I’ve left a glaring spelling mistake, or put twelve commas together, or invented a metaphor that has the potential to offend the entire human race!

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Rachel

Since releasing Jericho last year, many people have said that Rachel was one of their favourite tracks on the album, but the meaning was harder to grasp than the rest of the songs. As a result, I’ve written a full explanation of the song (as I see it) in the following post. 

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That’s Christmas to me…

While many of us (specifically adults) dread the first glimpses of tinsel in Sainsbury’s ten seconds after Halloween, I can’t help but get just a little bit excited. After all, it is the most wonderful time of the year! This year I was in Gravesend for the turning on of the lights parade with some school friends. We sang carols (in the middle of November!), giggled in the fake snow, and danced behind the parade, laughing and smiling for hours as hundreds of children shuffled along with their hand made paper lanterns and parents in tow. The excitement in the air that night was almost tangible, and to think it was only the prequel to the real build up for Christmas!

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