Monthly Archives: November 2015

Tour Blog 16, Spalding and home

After an outstanding evening at the Square and Compass we had to hightail it north for the final gig of tour at the modern and lovely South Holland Centre in Spalding. We said goodbye to our host, Brian, and his … Continue reading

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Tour Blog 15, Worth Matraverse

The penultimate gig of this tour was at the legendary Square and Compass in Worth Matraverse on Englands’ Jurassic Coast. Gerry had been telling us about this gig since he picked us up at Heathrow. We had heard so much … Continue reading

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Tour Blog 14, Tuppenny Barn, Elmsworth

The Drive from Norwich to Elsmworth took most of our day today, thanks a mercifully late 10:00 AM start and some London traffic. Elmsworth is a quaint town in southern England and is full of some fantastic people. We didn’t … Continue reading

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UK Tour Blog 14, Norwich

We’re in the final stretch of the tour and todays’ gig was in the medieval city of Norwich. We had the day off yesterday and we spend the day traveling and getting some much-needed laundry done; it was a typically … Continue reading

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UK Tour Blog 13, London!

We finally made it to London! Yesterdays’ show was at The Harrison in Kings’ Cross. We stayed near Cambridge University where Leif was to deliver a talk in the morning, he’s a geology professor as well as a fiddle player. … Continue reading

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UK Tour Blog 12, Dundee and Edinburgh

We finally made it to Edinburgh for a sold-out show last night, but first we stopped along the way for an afternoon concert at the Dundee Acoustic Music Club. We haven’t had many openers on this tour, but we had … Continue reading

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UK Tour Blog 11, Findhorn.

The ride from Glenbuchat to Findhorn was another one for the books. There was more snow on the mountains and the roads were a bit steeper. The weather had gotten colder but the sheep were still out on the hillside, … Continue reading

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UK Tour Blog 10, the Highland and Glenbuchat hall.

We had our first day in the Scottish Highlands! The gig was in a small place called Glenbuchat Hall in Aberdeenshire. For days we’ve been telling people that we were playing in Glenbuchat and nobody knew where it was. As … Continue reading

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UK Tour Blog 9, Birnam, Dunkeld, and Beatrix Potter

We had a little bit of extra time this morning to spend in Dunfermline after breakfast, so I went back to the Abbey and the nearby park for a walk before it was time to leave for the next gig. … Continue reading

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UK Tour Blog 8, Dunfermline

We had the luxury of a late start today. Lobby call was at noon, which gave some of us the time to get out for runs and walks to start the day and the rain held off just long enough … Continue reading

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