Warwick In Africa 2013: Limpopo

Last August it was with some trepidation that I set off for my second year on the ground with Warwick in Africa, destination rural Limpopo, South Africa. Although having been involved with the scheme for many years through my position at the University, last year was the first time I’d been actively involved as part of the Masterclass Team in…

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“Favourite” Albums: The Dirty Dozen

This is an attempt to highlight a dozen of my favourite albums for no particular reason other than wondering if I could narrow down my favourites to just a dozen (started off trying to do it with ten, but that didn’t work out), and doing anything to avoid work in the run up to Christmas. “Favourite” is a very emotive…

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Uli Jon Roth at The Asylum 7/9/2012

On 7th September 2012, the “master of the Sky Guitar” Uli Jon Roth played The Asylum, a new music venue near Birmingham city centre, as part of his UK “club” tour. More precisely the Asylum 2, a smaller venue upstairs to the main hall, an intimate setting that has a capacity of 100. This low key tour (continuing into November)…

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