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Jan 5 11

A little less conversation, a little more action

by Taragh
  • Rear Moth – Psapp
  • Mountain Country – Tim Ten Yen
  • Hairy Trees – Goldfrapp
  • Taragh – Superthriller
  • Solidtude is Bliss – Tame Impala
  • Shine a Light – Coco Electric
  • Pirates and Diamonds – Fiona Bevan
  • I scare myself – Thomas Dolby
  • Overpowered – Roisin Murphy
  • Emerge – Fischerspooner
  • Bonfire – Lamb

Nick and Haircut 100

Thanks to Nick Heyward for our jingle and his next gig info

Colour Forest Painting

by Taragh

Colour Forest

An Optimist’s Tour of the Future

Mark Stevenson in conversation with Michael Brooks at the British Library

Mark’s book “An Optimist’s Tour of the Future”

Overpowered – Video

Dec 1 10

Piano Hands

by Taragh

This show goes out on MarlowFM and online on
Wednesday 1st December at 7pm (UK)
repeated on Sunday 5th December at 4pm (UK)


  • Moths – Fiona Bevan
  • Old Fashioned Morphine – Tom McKean & The Emperors
  • Ivan Splits in Two – Pengilly’s
  • Starlight – Chilly Gonzales
  • The Plot – Who Made Who
  • Roll With Me Cherry – Fiona Bevan
  • Melodika – Chilly Gonzales

Free gigs

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Daylight Music at the Union Chapel

Fiona Bevan

Chilly Gonzales had Piano Hands


Some humorous mixing and lovely piano hands from Gonzales in the video from the recent gig at Scala


I got to meet Andrew Shoben of Greyworld, whose work I very much admire

Hands at the Wellcome Collection

The Articulate Hand – Andrew Dawson performance

Mark Stevenson, guest

Author of The Optimist’s Tour of the Future (Amazon UK / USA)

Witness uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. Peter Gabriel and designer Harry Pearce both contribute their talents to this organisation.

Jon Snow – A changing media in a changing world

Nov 3 10

Off to live on Mars. Are you coming?

by Taragh

This show goes out on MarlowFM and online on
Wednesday 3rd November at 7pm (UK)
repeated on Sunday 7th November at 4pm (UK)

with new regular guest Mark Stevenson
author of The Optimist’s Tour of the Future (Amazon UK / USA)


  • Let It Die – Ozzy Osbourne
  • Nowhere Warm – Kate Havnevik
  • Goodbye Mr A – The Hoosiers
  • Love Me or Leave Me – Alexander Stewart

Art, Craft & Shop

Nikki and Taragh are exhibiting with Collective Art in Marlow on 12th and 13th November

Full details and preview evening guest list at

Mars 500 flight simulation

With a tour of the station

Robin Ince

Mark and I had dinner with entertainment by a very interesting and amusing Robin Ince

Robin Ince at the Wellcome Collection

The People’s Supermarket

TED talk – Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.