September 17, 2019

Today is going to be a good day. It is every time we come to Ripon. Our hosts as well as the promotion team for the evening are Nick and Jen Thompson. The Kirkpatrick and Thompson clans have been firm friends forever and I have also got to know them very well over the...

September 14, 2019

The Newcastle and Gateshead area is a place I get to like more and more. Thats partly due to the fact that it’s home to one of the best venues in the country to my mind, The Sage. To top it off there is an energy and atmosphere about the place that I quite like and the...

November 4, 2016

It’s here, the final day of the tour. Just one more run through the show before we go our separate ways for a while. We still have a packed day to get through. Another traffic filled drive on the M3 and M25 up to Colchester via Chelmsford. We have another BBC radio int...

November 3, 2016

Today we are venturing into the Forest of Dean to a place called Lydbrook. I know nothing about this part of the world. Anything immediately west of Gloucester is a mystery to me and it’s nice to find a great drive through some beautiful countryside. I laugh as we pass...

October 31, 2016

It’s amazing what a few days rest does. To be honest I’ve done almost nothing. Lots of sleep, a nice walk around the countryside with my better half and hours spent playing League Of Legends and watching Netflix. Sometimes nothing is the best thing for you to do and no...