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


August September

Community lessons of love and overwhelm with Plum Village, Southwark Centre for Asylum Seekers and Extinction Rebellion. Songs at the Arms Fair. My Danny Nedelko from BBC6 Fresh on the Net evening with thanks to Naomi Cello and thoughts about a sharing space on immigration, and to close 4 song EP for Canadian Music channel Foxx’s Frequency.


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…



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 …


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…



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…



“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…



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…



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…



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…



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.


January / February / March / April / May June /

July August September/ October / November December



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