Musically Yours

Worship Refreshed

There’s something so uplifting about listening to good worship music. This morning I woke up and switched on the Hillsongs YouTube channel and it’s been playing ever since as I have continued to get on with my weekend chores. Music has always spoken to me. I can still remember the songs I learned as a […]

Wise Words From Jimi Hendrix

Even though Jimi Hendrix is widely associated with the overuse of psychedelic drugs, he was quite the thinker wasn’t he? Or maybe the cannabis had something to do with it. I mean, all you have to do is Google ‘Jimi Hendrix Quotes’ and you’ll discover that he was quite an intellectual and some of his […]

The Wizard of Oz

This year marks 73 years since the cult film The Wizard of Oz with a sixteen year old Judy Garland made its debut in the United States of America. This simple tale about Dorothy and her eclectic set of companions has captivated audiences for decades now and has prompted critics and intellectuals world over to […]

Eagles – “In the City”

Last night I had one of the most spectacular experiences of my life. After months of waiting and counting down the days, I finally got to watch the Eagles perform live in Dubai – and damn! What an awesome show it was! One could imagine that after four decades beyond when their hits were first […]

Whitney Houston

I woke up this morning, switched on CNN and was shocked to learn that Whitney Houston had passed away suddenly on the eve of the 2012 Grammy awards. As I took in the startling news I felt even worse when I learned that she was only 48 years old. Growing up in the 80’s, I […]

Un-thinkable

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all doing well. It’s been three jam-packed days since my return from Cape Town and I have not even had a chance to unpack. I’m literally living out of my suitcase! ( for some reason, I love how that sounds…) So, this evening while I was walking home from the […]

Music, Courage and Death Threats

I just watched an incredible documentary on Fox Traveler of how young people in Afghanistan are risking their lives to take part in ‘Afghan Star’ – a talent/reality show that has mesmerized music lovers in war torn Afghanistan. Once upon a time, music was outlawed by the Taliban, so the show has unsurprisingly found itself […]