This section has autobiographical stories in it that focus on various, significant stages of my life. I hope they are interesting and enjoyable.


ADELAIDE, 1964: THE MUSIC RISES

This story is one of several written about key points in my life experience. Growing up in Adelaide in the 1960s was exciting and the possibilities seemed endless. This story describes how the surge of pop music impacted me. It also describes my first relationship and mistakes easily made by unwitting teenagers. [READ MORE]

 

MUSIC: Living in The Seventies

This story explores my first experiences with joining bands and performing, in Adelaide in the early 70s. It continues with a move to Sydney in 1975 before a much anticipated opportunity to move to New York City to study art and make music. [READ MORE]

 

NEW YORK CITY, 1975: My First Year in Manhattan

In 1975, when I was 21, I moved to Manhattan. It was in its most interesting period since the post-war Folk and Jazz boom. This is my first year in The Big Apple. [READ MORE]

 

NASHVILLE, 1977

I was in my early twenties attending art school in New York in the 1970s. Life was never boring. I took a few cross-country trips, sometimes hitch-hiking. Things were bound to get interesting. Here’s one such trip to Nashville. [READ MORE]