My Top Travel Tips for Asian Adventures

South-East Asia is my favourite region of the world. I’ve spent a lot of time here over the years, both touring with bands (challenging) and for leisure and yoga (best ever), and along the way

4 rituals to juice up your life

I wake before dawn. I get up, brush my teeth, light a candle and some incense, make a pot of tea and take a cushion outside, where I sit in the open air and meditate.

Just One Bite – a practical guide to making even your biggest dreams come true

A friend recently asked me about turning dreams into plans, into reality. She has great ideas, but feels overwhelmed when she tries to set the wheels in motion - the tasks look gargantuan, and she

These Songs of Freedom – are you letting who you’ve been, hold you back from who you might become?

Our sense of self begins to arise in infancy, and develops until we have a solid experience of ourselves as individuals by the age of five. Over the years this identity gets fleshed out with

Make it Big – what does success mean to you?

‘Allow yourself to be victorious every day’ – Chris Hadfield, astronaut What image does ‘success’ conjure up for you? A Wall Street fantasy of a glittering career, complete with a glass-walled corner office in New York

10 Ways To Boost Your Own Energy and Feel More Alive

This morning I received some good news. Nothing earth-shattering, but despite having mostly ditched the caffeine, I now feel like I’ve had 12 hours sleep and a double espresso. The fizz of excitement I got

Professional Gypsy – confessions of a routine-phobe

I’ve never had a ‘proper’ job. For the first five years of my life as a sound engineer I was on the payroll with a live audio company, but the only desk I've ever been

Essential long-haul travel hacks from a life on the road

I’ve been touring internationally in my role as a professional sound engineer for around 20 years. I’m also an English ex-pat living in Australia, and I’ve to'd and fro’d since getting together with my Aussie

Your top 3 tools for reducing anxiety

Recently I’ve been teaching a Yoga Therapy for Anxiety workshop at a number of great studios in South-East Queensland. In yoga therapy we work from the principle that a human being is made up of

Your Body Is Not A Moshpit – how to stay healthy and out of trouble on tour.

Full disclosure: up until about 12 years ago my body was most definitely a moshpit and I did not stay either healthy nor out of trouble on tour. I wasn’t the worst you’ve ever seen,