Monthly Archives: July 2011

Harry O’Donoghue Recording:  A Splash of No Regrets, 2010, Columbine Blue Music I recently came into a recording by Harry O’Donoghue, which I like a lot.  Harry has a sound which brings him to me as a troubador in the style … Continue reading

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Filk Music

Subject : Folk music and science fiction Posted Date: : Sep 20, 2010 12:55 PM You are all used to my writing about Irish and/or Celtic music, but I thought I would give you a different genre.  It combines two … Continue reading

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carisma carisma (and yes, they use the lower case for their name) is a trio of women from Australia who play glorious music.  I have their 2009 release titled “Celtic Dreams”, and I want to introduce you to these beautiful … Continue reading

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Royal Pains

Royal Pains, a show in its third season on the USA Network, is my favourite show on television.  It is smart, it is funny, it is intelligent, and even if the medspeak can be a bit questionable at times, so … Continue reading

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There is a great radio station that you listen to on-line, part of live365, called CelticRadio.  It’s site is, and it plays Celtic Music, along with Highland Music, Celtic-Rock, and Blue Grass and mountain music.  It is free, but … Continue reading

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