A View from the Grey Ridge – Alpha Male

I have never been one to be troubled with being the Alpha Male in the group of friends or co-workers I spend my time with on a daily basis.
In fact I could go as far to say that it has never crossed my mind.
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Here’s the good news!

We’ve finally gotten the album mastered by the excellent Simon Francis.  And we’ll be releasing a single of it on the 23rd April.  In the Sugar Club on Leeson St Dublin 2.  Here’s a little video we made about it.

A view from the Grey Ridge- Lager

It’s almost November and the nights are drawing in. It’s getting darker, colder and everyone is wrapped up waiting for winter to take hold. Fires are being lit, heavy coats are taken out of storage and the big decision on when to switch on the heating looms over every bill payer.
Do you know what it really means?
Yup. Lager. Read More

Scribbles 2 – Types of Irish Folk Song

Alison here again. I was lucky to see James Taylor a few weeks ago thanks to my friend Karen getting some tickets. I must confess I’m not that familiar with his work. One of the songs he played was from a musical called “Working”, to which he was a contributor. The musical was written by various people and was based on a booked called Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They DoThe song was called “Millworker”. I thought it was a lovely song and included the powerful lyric:

“Well me, I work the mills just as long as I am able, and never meet the man whose name is on the label”.

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