June 12, 2016

The Emperor’s Dream

My Symphonic short “An Emperor’s dream” was inspired by Stephen Lawhead’s “The Celtic Crusades” during the time of the reign of Alexios Komnenos in the 11th […]
December 25, 2015

The Capaldi Hotel – Atlas mountains, Marrakesh

Another visit to Morocco, this time Marrakesh and a short stay at the wonderful Capaldi hotel run by Mr + Mrs Ed Lyle, shown in the […]
December 23, 2015

From Amizmiz to the Atlas mountains

Latifa Asselouf, a beautiful gentle lady from Amizmiz, a small town near Marrakesh, took my wife Jo and I on a lovely walk through the base […]
July 3, 2015

We can learn from children

A child doesn’t seem to have the inhibitions adults do, so they can let imaginations take control. Observe the face of a child when a story […]
May 25, 2015

Clarity from fragmented memories

The Bergersen Quartet performed my “Clarity from fragmented memories” on the 23rd of June 2013 at the Brunel museum.      
April 23, 2015


Its not usual for any composer to blog about a series, however, I am about to break the trend. Having watched Borgen 3 times, all 3 […]