Answering the Call of 52 (51.75hz) – The Worlds Loneliest Whale

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“Answering the Call of 52 (51.75hz) – The Worlds Loneliest Whale” Original Music by Kristin Rule I came across an incredible story on Kickstarter the yesterday, it was about a solitary Whale known simply as ’52’.  ’52’ has become known as the worlds loneliest whale as his song is based around the frequency of 51.75hz...

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Cellist @ Dawn Patrol

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Recently, I was asked to play at the funeral of a local Mallacoota resident, Derek James Benson (or Jim to those that knew him well). I didn’t know Jim or his family personally, but I find that a funeral always seems to bring about a deep sense of reflection on the value of music, of...

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Finding Self Amongst the Confusion That Is

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You may wonder, why, after more than 8 months on the road full time, there has been so little ‘blog’ action till now. The challenge of life on the road – from nowhere to nowhere, with no plan of action or specific way / place to be, no particular project or outcome to give meaning...

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The Naked Cello

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As a young cellist, I dreaded the unpredictability of the ‘outside’ performance, wind blowing music off stands, sun torturing the delicate finish of the wood, but most of all, I hated the way it sounded, often dry, exposing all my technical and musical cellistic flaws, that oh so very ‘naked’ sound. Cycle touring has, through...

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