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IMG_0486I spent big chunks of weekend on the telephone to Australia. I haven’t really slept since Thursday. Conversations sounded like this:

“Yo. I’m glad I did it and everything… but seriously.”

“Yeah. You need to come home.”

#FollowMe(back)ToAustralia takes shape. Continue reading

one more allen stone

I’m really trying to move on blog family, I swear. I’ve even been noveling in between Allen Stone posts. However, coffee just came out of my nose reading a Billboard piece revealing that Allen Stone’s first festival show was actually out in LA, right before I saw him in Central Park on Tuesday.

“So wait?” I told myself. “The hottest, realest soul voice in this country, and one of the best on Earth I boldy declare – has only played like, one festival in the States?” Then I giggled.

Get ready Yankees. Continue reading

allen stone and jon butler trio. summer stage.

Allen Stone and Jon Butler Trio are playing summer stage this Tuesday and I am SO ABOUT IT! Many of the local yanks aren’t quite switched on to Jon Butler Trio yet, the Aussies naturally know what’s good. Also, I like writing poems to his music. I can’t wait! Interestingly, I was not switched on to Allen Stone until I googled him after I bought a pair of tickets last Friday. Holy shit am I glad I did that! And now you know too!! You’re welcome!! Continue reading

FollowMe SomewhereNew

Namaste blog tribe

Today is Friday 11 October 2013. FollowMeToNYC has reached a hiatus. A new project begins, a successful one concludes.IMG_0030

I was on the telephone with my mate Mike in Australia last week discussing my blah-g. To Mike’s point, I need a new pitch – a fresh start.

I started this blog because I intended to leave Australia, return to New York City and somehow make it as a Writer. Incredibly, that totally happened. Continue reading

return to work. out of my hair.

Namaste blog tribe

IMG_6358 Today I go back to work. It’s literally the first time in my life that I am actually looking forward to returning to work after a holiday. Part of that is because my current job is my favorite and best. The second reason is because there was unexpected turmoil over the last few days of vacation that spit me out the other side just wanting to return to some type of basic routine. Continue reading

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