So, this weekend I had the chance to pick up my bass guitar again in the name of charity. In a combined high-school reunion and charity gig, we managed to raise over £700 for The Beatson Charity, a Scottish group that helps fund cancer treatment and more.

The event itself was excellent- in addition to some spectacular displays of generosity, it was absolutely fantastic to see some folks I hadn’t caught up with in over a decade. People seemed to be getting on with life pretty well, and I was genuinely happy to get hugs and handshakes from folks I used to be pretty damn close to. read more