Journal

Embracing Failure

A few months ago Jonathan Tilley, Ted-X speaker, creative coach, entrepreneur & author of the book Embrace the F-Word Failure, approached me about being featured on his web series of the same name.  To be honest, I was at first reluctant to take him up on it – having to revisit the times that I’ve […]

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Recommended Acoustic Guitars for Beginners

When I was first starting out on guitar, it was hard to find a decent acoustic with a solid top for under $600.  Even then, my first solid top acoustic which cost about as much didn’t play as well as the guitars being produced for a fraction of the cost these days.  It’s true that […]

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FAA Part 107 Study Guide

For those of us wanting to fly “drones” both commercially & lawfully, the FAA part 107 is music to our ears.  I’ve personally been waiting the day since I became serious about aerial cinematography over 3 years ago.  Aerial cinematography for me, is exciting as I get to “glue” together a couple of my true […]

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The Drum Maker Documentary

Some of you may know that I founded Whistle & Drum, an small/niche online Irish musical instrument shop.  For the past decade or so, we’ve been selling Christian’s drums – Irish drums or Bodhráns as they are properly called.  (Pronounced like “Take a bow, Ron!”).  I’ve had the distinct pleasure in witnessing Christian go from a […]

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