Blowzabella's top folk weekender

Blowzabella, my favourite folk group, staged their latest workshop weekend in the splendid historic...

Frome Beacon pushes positive news agenda

Campfire's Sunday Experience event in Frome brought together talks, how to sessions, singing...

Firecast 006 : The story of a remix

The story of a remix. The Sa Ta Na Ma track by the Campfire Circle Singers has marked my return to...

Frome targets supermarkets in plastics demo

The residents of Frome in Somerset are trailblazing a campaign for banning single-use plastics and...

Social networking needs a radical new model

Is Facebook’s time up? After this urgently-needed reality check, we must surely move towards a more...

Mazurka berserker : Why Blowzabella are my...

Hard to pin down exactly why this very English but also pan European band make the the hairs on my...

Singing out in collective consciousness : The...

As experiential ways of making music go, I am joyful to be part of this foray into what is a new...

Blog : What do we want from community?

The value of communities is being written about everywhere now. In the Guardian a few days ago,...

Frome resources

It’s the capital of so-called Flatpack Democracy movement and grassroots DIY politics. A summary of...