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 […]


March 19, 2019 4

Sydney Suburban Soldiers you get your chance to hear me talk about My Life of Crime – discussion and readings from all my crime novels but especially River of Salt PLUS Music from Tony Durant […]


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 […]


February 27, 2019 7

Being an independent musician and songwriter without the backing of a major label or publisher can be frustrating. Take this song, No Fences. @MartinCilia and I wrote it many years ago as part of an […]

Bicton Breezes

February 12, 2019 4

I wrote the song in Brixton in 1976 and it was pivotal in my whole concept of Dave Warner’s from the Suburbs – a band that was going to play all sorts of musical styles […]


April 22, 2018 1

I can’t celebrate Anzac Day without conjuring up my old pal, the late Johnny Leopard who would have turned 65 this ANZAC DAY – a birthday he shared with my grandmother. Johnny and I had […]

KEROUAC’S BACK – Surplus and Dearth

August 31, 2017 1

The late 80s early 90s was a disjointed time for me as I transitioned from being a full-time musician to a part-time one, trying my hand at other forms of writing and moving from my […]

HENNESSY RD – World Elephant Day

August 12, 2017 0

As it is World Elephant Day today I thought I would share this song I wrote back in 1987 after visiting Hong Kong and seeing the ivory on display in the antique shops of Hennessy […]

I Don’t Know What I Feel

April 4, 2017 0

     When I returned from London in 1976 it took me a little time to get back into my suburban Australian skin. Living in Brixton and travelling around Europe was a wonderful experience for […]

Where is WHEN?

March 23, 2017 0

Having been “out of the game” of recording albums for a long time it’s amazing the kind of things that you don’t take into account.  For example, while I made sure I had enough dollars […]

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