Monthly Archives: January 2023

Return to Tipperary

In the absence of comprehensive liner notes for this album, I’m compiling some commentary on each of the tracks in this post. The album results from my attendance at the ‘Return to Tipperary’ weekend at St Clements Retreat in Galong, … Continue reading

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Godfred Ollobik the Viking?

While doing some research before making a recording of Kate Rusby’s version of Daughter of Megan, I stumbled upon this very strange story published in Blackwood’s Edinburgh magazine in 1854. The story is titled “The Secret of Stoke Manor” and … Continue reading

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