Journal

Keeping a journal every 1-2 months; on my interests and involvements within peace and social justice movements as a songwriter.

Words, photographs, interviews and recordings. Also included from 2019 are sharing projects asking for your personal contributions (thanks to all who have taken part so far)

If you’d like to receive the journal posts please send a note to me

with love joe

2019

June July

New song Listen to Women inspired by International women’s day and youth strikes, singing circles with Extinction rebellion families, Stroud Sacred music festival with relaxation recording and sharing with young stroud artists and Caribbean singer Omer Makessa and upcoming evening of songs with FOTN BBC6Music  at Jackson Lane community arts centre in London…

 

April May

Extinction Rebellion; recorded conversations from Marble Arch. Danny Nedelko (IDLES cover) on BBC6 music & Foxx Frequency May playlist and Wake Up Your Artist retreat with poem from our refugee ‘welcome ticket’ recipient…

 

March

Human all with Gender identity sharing project and in Foxxs’ Frequency New Year playlist. New song Oak Tree with BBC6 playlist. Relaxation meditation on theme of Mothers…

 

January February

New year wishes. Homelessness: songs from charity concert in London and ongoing sharing project. New song recording Human All inspired by a sharing on gender identity, Wake Your Artist 2019 with refugee places crowdfunder …

2018

November December

Being arrested, spiritual support and legal observing with Environmental action group Extinction Rebellion and faith activist group DANCE, including A Bob Dylan Cover and love to the lovely Joshua K and Eli Carvajal…

 

October

Continuation of the Kirby Misperton Protection camp (fracking) story and a revisit to songs and interview with KM resident James Mason/ Thich Nhat Hanh inspired ecology deep relaxation…

 

September

“The Happiest person on earth!” Matthieu Ricard (a song of mine featured in the interview), visit to human rights activist Ali Mushaima, Be Still on Druidcast and new music playlist from Canadian channel Foxx’s Frequency…

 

August

Sounds from 3 Summer festivals, Plum Village’s Wake Up Earth, Greenbelt and Buddhafield…

 

June July

Farm Festival Refugee project and Stroud Sacred Music weekend with songs and recorded sharings from some of those who I met there. links to other Summer events and my ep release…

 

May

Roots into reverence pilgrimage including words from refugee pilgrim Joseph and some of the evenings music sharing from the church with friends Kareem Ghandour and Michiel De Koning), a festival recording with a Maya Angelou poem from the BBC Introducing stage at The…

 

April

Wake Up Your Artist retreat in Germany with refugee fundraiser news and a week’s worth of relaxation recordings, a new song inspired by friends at the Yorkshire environmental camps and some summer dates…

 

February March

The snow and the spring buds, singing songs and story sharings with Refugees at St Ethelberger’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, a new playlist from Canadian channel Foxx’s Frequency and ‘Wake Up Your Artist’ with Refugee crowdfunder place project goes live…

 

January

The New year; 2 poems, a  Foxx’s Frequency January playlist, a deep relaxation recorded at Wake Up London and 2 songs as part of a fundraising appeal for the Liberian peace worker Annie Newshunn.

2017

January / February / March / April / May June /

July August September/ October / November December/

 

 

 

 

 

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