Today i awoke in a good mood, no particular reason other than I had finally had a chance to go metal detecting a couple of days ago and it did me the world of good mentally, physically I am still in pain and think I may have bruised or pulled something in my right hip but that aside, two days ago I was sitting in a field with a beautiful vista, a magnificent Buzzard hovering very close and a cheese and onion sandwich in my hand.
With current events across the world many of us are wondering what the future holds, people have lost their jobs and acquiring a regular wage seems like a distant memory to others.
If you are a musician or wanting to learn to play an instrument, or even perhaps a collector of musical equipment, one of the many ways of acquiring gear that we would normally have to save up for, or in some cases never be able to afford, is to enter an online competition.
When I first heard about Harley Benton guitars I have to admit I was very dubious, having been stung before purchasing a low priced brand new instrument I trod very carefully.
When we think about music collaborations our minds are usually tuned in to those songs we have heard on the radio or on television countless times.
In recent years I have been challenged on my knowledge of the genre of music known as Heavy Metal, both times by my own children, the first time this happened was around 8yrs ago when my daughter was 16 years old and we were discussing music, I don't remember the exact conversation but it resulted in her blurting out that I "Know nothing about metal music".