A week today, hopefully, the plans that started with a conversation nearly 2 years ago will finally come to fruition. Forgive me if I still sound nervous but the first Swansea Festival concert in 3 years has not been a straightforward affair.
This week I had to listen to Goffin and King and digitally go ‘Up on The Roof’. For one whole day I put my phone face down and decided to go cold turkey.
For the first hour or so I felt twitchy, like a smoker in early abstinence wondering what to do with my hands. After a few hours I could feel my stress levels start to lower, I could feel my mind start to unwind.
There are other events in life which in reality are a million miles away from our personal lives which have a similar effect on our memories, a nation’s memory, sometimes even the world.
In years to come I expect we will start to talk about where we were when we heard of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and that has made me look back at other world events that have left their mark on me.
For me, this week has been a celebration of the old and the new, namely, The Kardomah Café in Swansea City Centre and TIKTOK. Having said that, I had a rather strange start to the week hosting a very strong VIP guest list for the Centenary Lounge at the Swansea.com Stadium. Over the years the …