Thank you for supporting me by reading my blogs on this site. When I first started writing a blog I turned to the free wordpress blog site. It has been easy to use and there are plenty of tutorials online if you ever get stuck. Over the past few weeks I have been working… Continue reading This Blog is moving to www.malpope.com
There has never been a time like this, similar but not like this. On ‘snow days’ you know life will be disrupted for maybe a week and there will be a mad rush to stockpile milk and bread, but you know in a couple of days the snow will turn to slush and life will… Continue reading Any plans for today???
Whatever else is happening in the world today let us all remember that tomorrow is Mothering Sunday, a day when we honour and thank our mums for everything they have done and continue to do for us. Of course, the current crisis means that for most of us it’s not going to be the usual… Continue reading Lessons from my 96 year old mum..
My new album Butterfly gets released next week. After months of writing a whole new batch of songs, recording the backing tracks, traveling to Prague to record the orchestra and then weeks of wrangling up to 120 different tracks per song into a stereo mix, it’s out. Of course, that doesn’t include all the work… Continue reading Sweet release and recovery from a Mamil attack
Anyone who knows me well will know that I have been obsessed with the news. I could often be found listening to the news bulletins and reading online reports whilst others in the family were watching ‘Love Island’. For Christmas, my daughter even bought me an annual subscription to the ‘Economist’ so I could read… Continue reading No news is good news?
Disclaimer ‘Most of this column is based on facts... but only as far as I understand them!’ Maldwyn Pope Feb 29th, 2020 People will often tell you that no matter how bad the night may seem the sun will always rise the next morning. You can rely on the sun to turn up every… Continue reading Leap Years & Leeks
The thing is with you, you always think you’re right. How often have I heard that in my life? 'The thing is', when you have to make lots of decisions everyday you do make them based on your judgement; I mean how else are you going to make them? You just have to believe you… Continue reading We all need loyal oppositon.