The World of Mick’s Blog

Jimi Hendrix’s quotation

Jimi Hendrix was no ordinary guitarist. He was a superb songwriter and producer too. In fourteen months in  1967-1978 Jimi released three studio albums which changed my life. I bought the first and second, Are You Experienced and Axis Bold as Love as a double  in my...

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Desolation pic

Desolation pic

This picture was taken as part of my debut album artwork shoot by Ollie Weiat (@oliverweait on Instagram.) Ollie, a good friend as well as a top photographer, was the former art director at the majors Sony and Warner Music, working there with the likes of the Orb,...

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The World of Mick in rehearsal!

The World of Mick in rehearsal!

This shot was taken by one of the band -Janos on keyboards?-as we were rehearsing for a festival in autumn 2019. The rehearsal room owner Rob had a bird sanctuary there so the place had birds competing for his time as well as bands. One of the ravens swooped in on our...

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Jim Morrison’s quotation

Fear can be a killer. Look where we are in 2021 with the Covid pandemic. Millions are afraid of the future and have the worst case scenario at the front of their minds. I have always been a ‘glass half-full’ person, but I accept that other people look at life...

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Railroad

Railroad

This picture was taken as part of my debut album artwork shoot by Ollie Weiat (@oliverweait on Instagram.) Ollie, a dear friend as well as a top photographer, was the former art director at Sony Music , working with the likes of Roachford and Terence Trent D’arby as...

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Backyard Playing Guitar

Backyard Playing Guitar

This was a challenge set to me by a music manager friend of mine Mark Ede. The challenge was to shoot a ‘do it yourself’ video and see what I could come up with.So I reached out to another buddy of mine Sanja Cardaklijevic and she came and shot me to playback of Love...

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Jimmy Page’s quotation

This quote came from a rare 1975 interview by Rolling Stone’s Cameron Crowe (CC) with Led Zeppelin ace guitarist and writer-producer Jimmy Page (JP). Rare because Jimmy Page’s band gave very few interviews. Though massively popular, Zeppelin were often critically...

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Agonda beach gig

Agonda beach gig

This is a shot of me playing a show in January 2019 (remember those pre Covid days?) at a club in Agonda Beach, Goa. Picture taken by Sandy Cameron the promoter. I had Goa on my list for a good few years and then Sandy invited me out there to play. South Goa has a...

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Porch slide

Porch slide

This picture was taken as part of my debut album artwork shoot by Ollie Weiat (@oliverweait on Instagram.) Ollie, a good friend as well as a top photographer, was the former art director at Sony Music , working there with the likes of Terence Trent Darby (now the...

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The Cow in Palolem Beach, Goa

The Cow in Palolem Beach, Goa

This was a shot from a trip booked to Goa to play some acoustic dates in the Palolem Beach district.  The trip was organised by a friend Sandy Cameron who lived out there and knew the ropes. It was my first time there, I’d been meaning to go for quite a while. Cows on...

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