True Colors


Love, Music, Record releases, Songwriting

Don’t be afraid to let them show, your true colors, true colors are beautiful, like a rainbow…   ~ Billy Steinberg The song True Colors has always had a strong meaning for me. I recorded it for my album, The World I am Livings In as a symbol of hope. It was made famous by the American […]

March 8, 2013

“When Love Falls Apart” and the Beauty of Melancholy


Creative influences, Creative Writing, Love, Lyrics, Music, Performing, Record releases, Recording Sessions, Songwriting, Writing

“A poet is a nightingale who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.”  ― Percy Bysshe Shelley Breaking up with someone you truly loved is one of the hardest things to do. To actively break up things, like dividing up furniture, pets, photos – and even friends – keeps […]

September 29, 2012

Eating the Darkness. Francesca Woodman’s Wallpaper


Art, Creative influences, Creative Writing, Essays, Female Artists, Iconography, Music, Photography, Songwriting, Writing

This morning, browsing through the New York Times, I reconnected with an American photographer, Francesca Woodman, whose work I had only recently discovered. The article grabbed my attention and touched me because one of her pictures had helped in the process of completing a recent song of mine. To learn that over 120 of her […]

March 17, 2012

Livings In Los Angeles. Public Parks and Gardens and their Impact on Mental Health and the Creative Mind


Creative influences, Livings In Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Nature, Poetry, Writing

The title of my poem ‘Evaporated’ may not suggest it, but its imagery draws from the different and contrasting botanical areas at the Huntington Gardens in San Marino which has been one of my favourite place to visit ever since I first came to Southern California in 2005. The 207 acres of space, of which […]

September 8, 2011