Jo Blackwell

Writer & Photographer - Inspiration Station

All about the Music

4bar Collective

Those of you who have followed my previous blogs will know that my son, Music Producer and Musician, Dan Blackwell, runs a not-for-profit project called 4bar Collective Launched here in the UK in 2013, Dan writes the bare bones of a track, then collaborates with a number of different musicians at different times and locations, to […]

Proper Tea

Doc Brown

It’s Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK – that’s a three day weekend, which gives all time to kick back and relax. Buy a paper. Put the kettle on. Because a cup of tea is as essential to us as cawfee to a New Yorker. The sand to our beach. The fuel for our day. […]

Potter does Positive Tip

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I had to share this with you today – Harry Potter actor, Daniel Radcliffe, killing “Alphabet Aerobics” by Blackalicious on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon  in the US. It’s easy for us erm… more mature music lovers to dismiss rap as violent, misogynistic and foul mouthed. In fact, push aside the dross and you […]