Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day # 2
Oct07

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day # 2

Read about our second day at Hardly Strictly Blues festival 2013   First up, i have to say that we may have found just about the best coffee on the trip which has now extended for almost a month. Stanza Coffee 1673 Haight St. One thing led to another. We certainly weren’t going to walk it today so Richard and I strolled a few blocks to Fulton St and caught the number 5 bus to just near a side entrance to the Rooster Stage....

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 1
Oct05

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 1

Read about our first day at Hardly Strictly Blues festival 2013 After we got ourselves organised for the day, we walked up from our apartment in Lower Haight.  We now have a pretty good idea as to why there’s “Lower” in the name – it’s a long way to the top if you want to get to Upper Haight. It was good to catch up with Baz and Sue who we hadn’t seen since Americanafest in Nashville.  Baz put us on...

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If You Go To San Francisco
Oct04

If You Go To San Francisco

Read about our music travels from Austin TX to San Francisco   The alarm was true. 5.15. Jenny, Trish, Sandra and I are in the car by a little after 6 heading north on the I-35.  It was dark, no hint that there would be a dawn.  We had ahead of us a 3 hour plus journey to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The traffic was surprisingly busy at that hour, particularly the south-bound to Austin.  Trucks everywhere.  A...

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