DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY JUKEBOX #4

January 2, 2022 0

It was 1980 and I found myself in Los Angeles looking for inspiration for my fourth album. My third album ‘Correct Weight’ had been largely ignored by media and radio, although ‘Wimbledon’ had done quite […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX #2

December 30, 2021 0

Bicton Breezes – an early one. Wrote this one in my little room in Brixton in 1975. It encapsulated my whole idea of creating original music that sprang from the mundane features of Australian suburban […]

DAVE’S AUSTRALIA DAY ADVENT JUKEBOX # 1

December 29, 2021 0

Many acclaimed `Australian’ artists have never written more than a handful of songs about being Australian. Most probably not even one. I on the other hand, can run a whole month of songs of mine […]

2020 – A YEAR IN REVIEW

November 30, 2020 1

JANUARY 2020 – the year is flat out from the get go. I arrive back in Sydney from NYC after doing last minute research on my next novel OVER MY DEAD BODY.  The first murder […]

DARK SIDE OF THE SCRUM

September 28, 2019 1

My 1990 comedy Rugby League album has been digitally remastered and is now available for download from CD Baby. Under $4 (U.S.) for fourteen tracks is I think as good a value as it gets. […]

Nothing To Lose

June 7, 2019 1

Geoff Buttsworth has asked me to include the lyrics of Nothing To Lose which I am happy to do. A big thanks to John without whom I wouldn’t have the attached photo. John knew I […]

LIFE OF CRIME NOW ON YOU TUBE

May 15, 2019 1

A video of my library talk with @tonydurant is now available on my You Tube channel so if you couldn’t make it you can get to hear it anyway. The event includes readings, songs by […]

A Great Tour Ends

April 17, 2019 2

Yesterday at Woy Woy Library marked the end of a 16 date tour of author-talk blended with readings, poems and music. It was a fabulous success largely due to my “helpers” especially Tony Durant on […]

NO GOOD CAN COME FROM THIS

March 14, 2019 0

As I was writing my soon to be published novel River of Salt, set in 1963 about a Philly contract killer who flees the life and winds up playing surf guitar in northern NSW, I […]

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