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Great week

Written on Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 11:12 am

Last week was an amazing week. Tony and I received the new Christmas books and the revised Contemporary Sounds for harp back from the printers. So pleased..they look amazing and we have had fantastic feedback. Ray Pool and Danielle Perrett have give us phenomenal reviews and we are simply bowled over with the feedback. Last […]

A busy few months

Written on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 at 4:12 pm

I should apologise for not having written any sooner. It has been an exciting period in my life. Back in April, I was absolutely honoured to play at Edinburgh Harp Festival with my trio as well as teaching at the festival for the week. We received such a warm welcome and we had a ball. […]

Weddings, radio and books

Written on Monday, July 29th, 2013 at 11:49 am

It has been a great period with lots of functions in beautiful venues and brides. Last week I had the pleasure of playing for a gentleman who worked for a fashion magazine. The event was held in a stunning house in bath and I was playing in the grounds, next to a lilly pond. My […]

From trains to Dancing with the stars…

Written on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Another great week started with playing for the Orient Express in London. It really is such a wonderful experience and the train is beautiful….always a pleasure to be part of such a great team. Saturday also saw a little sunshine and a gorgeous wedding in Llechwen Hall and in the evening I played at Celtic […]

New year…

Written on Monday, February 20th, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Already we are in February and the time is flying by. Since starting back at college with a new term of great music, I have been fortunate to play at lots of great gigs. Last week at Lower Slaughter Manor I accompanied Pippa (from Britain’s got Talent…usually known to sing with her dog, but this […]

Iceland in the snow…

Written on Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Last night I had the pleasure of playing for Iceland’s owner at his stunning home in Chester. It was a beautiful, intimate setting topped off with the face of Iceland herself, Stacey Soloman, singing her charity single “Driving home for Christmas”……perfect for the way home.

Chris Evans Mystery Guest

Written on Friday, March 4th, 2011 at 10:21 am

What an experience!! Whilst driving to London for St David’s Day I heard Chris Evans talking about me on the radio, linking harps etc to Celtic Manor. Not long after, I had a phone call from his office asking whether I would like to be his mystery guest on the show on the following day. Of […]

Coal Exchange with Only Men Aloud

Written on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Valentine’s Day was interesting this year, spending the evening with 20 male singers..in the form of Only Men Aloud!  in the Coal Exchange in Cardiff Bay for a corporate event. The venue is beautiful and the evning was a nice change from the usual romantic restaurant setting.

Jazz at the North Star and Tiger at Celtic..

Written on Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 9:54 am

A busy weekend with a wedding up North, followed by a performance at Celtic Manor and a jazz afternoon in the North Star. Celtic Manor is getting ready for the Ryder Cup and we all await the arrival of Tiger Woods. I will be performing with X-Factor’s Rhydian on 2nd October and in the main […]

Meeting Stephen Fry..the perfect dinner guest!

Written on Friday, July 16th, 2010 at 10:45 am

This week is graduation week in Cardiff and I had the pleasure of playing the harp for Stephen Fry who was receiving an honorary degree and speaking at the ceremony. I didn’t manage to invite him for dinner though!…..

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