Sunday, October 08, 2006


Got back from America last week, but I've been completely exhausted, and have had trouble sleeping since returning. I've felt more sorry for Rene having to return to her nine to five, even though she has been as tired as me. Anyway, enough of the excuses, I appologize for my slack blogging, but thank's for your patience and great shout's.
Since returning from the US, I have been mostly sleeping, working on music and catching up with my family, but also going over my time spent in America, so much to take in, I can't wait to see more.
Well, this is only a short blog, soon I'll post in detail about my journey to America, but this is just a head's up, thankyou for all the great shout's on my blog, and to say that I really enjoyed my time in the US. Thanks to Rachel and Pete for arranging my journey and making it possible for Rene to join me, it was great to be with the gang again.
Hope everyone is doing good, and enjoying the ITA's, take care and be happy all, I shall return to update the blog very soon I promise, thanks all. GMaS


Blogger CrazyCharly said...

Hey Mikey!
The picture is great! Oh, I love pictures like this! Where have you done it?
It's nice to hear that you had a great time in America! You are so lucky!!!
Love, Charly

Sunday, October 08, 2006  
Blogger bookworm said...

Hi Mikey,
Charly told me your back on blogland. Now I give you a shout too. I was one time in New York and the USA (Autumn 1985). Long time ago. Hope to go together with my kids in the future to visit the USA or Canada.
Love and peace

Sunday, October 08, 2006  
Blogger Elizabeth A. said...


I have missed you SO much.

It's great having you here, I hope you enjoy every moment. I'm watching ATTIC from Chicago, SO great to see you all together again.
Sorry it has been so long.
I was SO blessed to meet Rachel , Pete and FOY (who's mum and I share maiden names, I think we must be realted!!) Sept 14th was a night I'll never forget. I wish you'd been there as well!!

Much Love to you Darlin' Mikey~ and all my best to Rene as well!!

Elizabeth A.

Sunday, October 08, 2006  
Blogger elena said...

Hola Mikey,

Glad to hear that you had a great time in USA....let us know all about your trip..
I've been watching photos taken by some bloggers and they are great, and so are the ITA shows.


Sunday, October 08, 2006  
Blogger Neil from Chicago said...

You and Rene are cool folks! I spoke to you briefly at the Chi HOB. I'm glad you enjoyed the U.S! I'm still waiting for your EP from Eel Pie. I should have it this week! Your music, through the ITA performances has really been growing on me. You have a real heart felt, honest approach to your lyrics. You're a real cool dude!.... Back to the Chi HOB show. I really respected you for speaking out to the crowd of people at the show that were talking through Rachel's performance. If I had a microphone I would have done the same. She deserved better and you stood up for her. Kudos!

Hope to see you down the road!


Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger Gary said...

Hey Mikey, I love the new song on your IAC page "My Brother Shaun", I put it on the Attic Radio, and I am adding it to my Guitar & Pen" station, hopefully this one can be added to a lot more stations. Great job on this one, very inspirational performance.

Now.. about that La La La song, please record that one, it is a wonderful one too.

Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger Roland&Lisa said...

Hey Mikey! Great to hear from you! Glad you've been working on music..we really enjoy your songs and think you are an extremely talented artist. We watched the Chicago HOB video nice to see your performance again. Can't wait to get your new cd-- should be here any day.

Rest up...and come back to the US soon! We had so much fun with you and Rene. Looking forward to reading your US travel journal soon.


Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger Bri said...

Dear Mikey, Reading your blog, it sounds as if you don't expect to be in America for another leg, or partial leg? If so, I am completely bereft, because meeting you when Rachel and Pete and Simon and the Who come to Minneapolis was one of my happiest plans for this year.

But unselfishly I will say that I'm glad you have done part of U.S., and I understand why you are tired. Rest up, and take it easy, and soon you will have your balance back.

Please go to my blog. I put up a pretty amazing photo I took on my birthday in Seaside (near Monterey), California. It's taken at bird-level. I think you'll love it, with your nature eye. Please do!

Love to you and dear Rene, Brina

Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger MaryMoo said...

I love that pic Mikey! Can't wait to hear some more stories! :0)

Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger Alecia said...

Hi Mikey,
I know how you both feel. I thought I was going to die when I came home from the UK this summer. I found great relief in taking Melatonin in a liquid formas it acts quicker to the bloodstream. I think I mentioned it here months back and also at Rachel's. In the US we can pick it up at a health food store - hopefully you can find some where you are. It will help you get some sleep and its all natural. Rene will feel better at work as well. I was down in bed for days, when a migraine came (which I never get) I took it and was back amongst the living once again.

I am enjoying the CD.. and thought your performance at HOB in Chicago was the best I've seen yet! Best to ya.

Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger Nabonidus said...

I relate to you and Alecia, when I got back recently after almost 2 weeks in Asia, I was exhausted! I slept for a week straight! And then I never did take all the pics or write out all that I meant to. I see now why you kept a journal in Indonesia, I should have done the same thing!
Anyway,hope you feel more rested, talk to ya later! xoxoLisa

Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger Mark T said...

Hi Mikey, the time differnce really knocks me for six as well. Nice to see you back in Blogland. Are you going back to the U.S. for anymore ITAs etc.? Mark

Monday, October 09, 2006  
Blogger Sarah Beth said...

Hey Mikey!
Am so missing you and the rest of the gang! Had such a fun time while you guys were over here. Hope to see you again on the 2nd leg. (Am keeping my fingers crossed for another NYC Attic Jam)

Totally understand that neverending feeling of jetlag...took me quite a few days to adjust when I came back from my UK trip this summer. Must give Rene props...don't know how she's been able to jump back into the 9-5 day.

Anyway, hope you're doing well. Looking forward to hearing more of your stuff. Stop by my blog sometime if you can and say hello. :)


Tuesday, October 10, 2006  
Blogger Wukk said...


I'm sorry that I didn't get to see you at thte Joe's Pub gig, but I saw the clip of you at the HOB's and you sounded great.

I can;t wait to hear your impressions on the USA...our side of the pond!

Tuesday, October 10, 2006  
Blogger Suesjoy said...

Oh no Mikey!
Why did you leave???
Aw.... I really was looking forward to meeting you!!!
I'm bummed.
Well I'm so glad you enjoyed your (brief) stay here.
Wonderful that Rene could be with you as well. So much better that way, isn't it?

Good luck with the recording...I'll be ordering your ep very very soon...I have lots of work now. Hurrah!

Take care and be well,
Sue D.xx

Tuesday, October 10, 2006  
Blogger Claire Eliza said...

I hope you liked America a lot. I can see how it was very exhausting! I'm really glad Rene got the chance to come too.
I am really anxious to hear some of your new music and lyrics. I've kind of gone through a writer's block the past couple weeks = (. I need to start up again.
Talk to you soon!
- claire -

Tuesday, October 10, 2006  
Blogger Anne-Marie said...

Hi Mikey,
welcome home. Can't wait to hear your impressions of this big continent. I hope you're coming back on a later leg- I have just the burger place in mind for you. ;)

Great outfit and singing at HOB, my dear.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006  

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