Tastefully riffing at the Ferret, Preston. Solo gig, March 2014. Pic by James Brunton at This Parallel photography.
The only contestant to ever appear on Countdown while wearing a hat, 15/01/2014. Despite the protestations of Rachel Riley, Susie Dent, and Helen Skelton, I wasn’t allowed to wear my cowboy hat during filming, for technical reasons. You’d think I’d have got “Canoeing”, wouldn’t you?
…especially since I’d been doing THIS a couple of weeks earlier. Greeting some fellow admirers of our nation’s glorious waterways on the world’s first tour by pedalo, a rainy Saturday morning, September 2013
Here Be Strumstick. One of my favourite instruments, this one’s made by the great sculptor Allen Necchi, one of only three he’s ever made. You’ll rarely see me without it. Farmfest, Newcastle, 16/08/2014. (C) Gav Wyatt.
A cowboy and his guitar… collecting signatures on “The Torch” guitar at Farmfest, 16/08/2014. Pic by Gav Wyatt.
“And the rain beat down and the fire did crackle, and the brewing men did fine business…” Going through strings on The Torch Guitar as though they were paper. Solo onstage at Farmfest, 16/08/2014. Pic by Gav Wyatt.
Cheers Everybody! Here’s the great crowd at our gig at 53 degrees in Preston, 25/07/2014. Taken by piano virtuoso and fellow Hostage, Rich Ilott.
Lavish backstage dressing room, 53 degrees, 25/07/2014.
“But Nick… this IS my best side”. Unhelpfully assisting quartermaster Nick Duffy at the Ferret, March 2014. Pic by James Brunton.
Opportunist selfie with the wonderful Helen Skelton, in the Countdown Canteen, 15/01/2014.
Recording “Bonedaddy” in the studio at UCLAN, under the watchful eye of Mr Andrew Glassford of Glassdelta recordings, July 2013