We just had the most lovely weekend in Whitstable celebrating my little grand-daughter’s second birthday and now I’m in Manchester for a couple of days while Peter does some work on his son’s house.

Have a tight schedule catching up with various friends and kids so won’t be around much till next week.

Plans are progressing well towards moving back to Bristol next year with a loft conversion afoot to enlarge my flat.

We’re off to Gambia in January/February for the Kartong and Dombondir Festivals (see www.kartongfestival.org) and then I’ll start recording my second album – I’m thinking of calling it “Over The Moon” (the first was called Full Circle) – what do you think? I won’t be offended if you don’t like it – just interested to know what you think…..