15 Minutes of Fame

One of the coolest things about independent musicians is that they use the most innovative and engaging ideas to create, curate and share their music. From filming and recording their music wherever they can (or in sheds, like these Shed Sessions), to creating homemade music videos, some of the most authentic music – and indeed art – is created by independent musicians with the freedom and determination to do what they deem fit to promote their work.

11755739_916328261757161_6721612086923703958_nAngelique Rodrigues is a singer-songwriter and she is asking the public (that’s you!) to get involved with her most recent music video. Now, you don’t have to jump on a train to London or wear your Sunday best. Getting involved with this project simply consists of you sending pictures to Angelique of you and your partner or close friend and giving permission for these images to be used in her new music video.

Getting involved is simple. All you need to do is choose a couple of pictures (or videos) and send them to her via her Facebook. Alternatively, if you don’t have Facebook, you can email me them and I will forward them on.

If you don’t want to get involved, you can still help out (and it would be really appreciated) by sharing this post and the post from Angelique’s Facebook (displayed below) across social media and helping to get as many people involved as possible. Continue reading 15 Minutes of Fame


Calling Me

Blogging is a lot about creating and sharing your own content; it’s considered, by many, an art form, because of the strenuous effort and lengthy time bloggers spend refining their words. But, blogging can be just as much about curating and sharing other’s work as it can be about creating your own. Continue reading Calling Me


The grey light of the morning spills through your window but, with ease, you can turn over and pull the duvet up beneath your chin; it’s a Sunday morning.

Traditionally, a Sunday is a day to relax, reflect and unite; sleep, drink, eat. Keeping with this, it feels apt to reflect on the past week throughout the blogosphere and, generally, the internet. Continue reading Floorboards