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What Are the Odds?

This is part 10 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

This is a post where I reflect on my life to date and the story behind the number What Are the Odds? from the show I’m currently working on. You can skip the reflection and go straight to where I…Continue Reading →


This is part 9 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

A lot has happened since my last post. We decided to move back to Australia. I then got an opportunity to do an amazing project for work for nine months. We thought about it and decided to go ahead with…Continue Reading →

Empty House

This is part 8 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

The end of February is fast approaching, and I am nowhere near the fourteen song target for February Album Writing Month. Unlike at my day job, where I can usually hunker down and churn out accounting memos and checklists and…Continue Reading →

Get In Line

This is part 7 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about lines. It’s not that I didn’t know there are crazy lines in New York, although I feel like now that I have officially lived in New York for over a year in total,…Continue Reading →


This is part 6 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

Birthdays are strange and powerful. I don’t know what it is, but no matter how dismissive you try to be about your own birthday, you can never quite convince your own heart that it’s just a day like any other…Continue Reading →

Ivory Keys

This is part 5 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

In my last post, I mentioned that I recently took Pat Pattison’s Coursera songwriting course (as offered by the Berklee College of Music via their Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) partnership with Coursera. I had a couple of reasons: I…Continue Reading →

Broadway, here I come!

I’m high above the city I’m standing on the ledge The view from here is pretty And I step off the edge —Broadway, Here I Come from Smash. I’ve previously discussed how being brought up under Chinese tradition generally results…Continue Reading →

Next Year

This is part 4 of 11 in the series 26 Songs

Moving half way across the world is hard. Finishing moving is even harder. I haven’t blogged at all recently on the pretense of being: too busy with packing up our lives in Sydney; then too busy with finding an apartment…Continue Reading →