Alan Brough is playing brilliant music on my local ABC (and I suspect yours). Just now, he played something by the Front Lawn. I was listening to that when I lived in New Zealand, when all of my family – my grandfather, mother, father and brother – came to visit us and the mister and I moved our bed into the shed, because it was just a one-bedroom flat. And that’s the last time I saw my Mum.
That music really taken me to a different place. Do you know the place? The time? You know the feelings, I’m sure. When you think your body is filled with the spaces of people who aren’t there. But then you realise that really that space is more alive than any other part of you. These are the touches of relationships which were, and are, complex, but they’re the ones that have left you rich.