Matt Steady sitting on fence with daughter Indigo
Matt Steady with Indigo
Whatever you folks may think of twitter, it has its uses and it is through twitter that Matt Steady and I met. What comes across immediately about Matt is his positivism, a quality that should not be underrated in these dark days and this is what got him the WHC gig. That said, he is also a songwriter and musician of quality, now with two strong albums under his belt, Blood is Thicker than Gold and Steel and Rust.


The other thing that impresses, is Matt’s beard which brings to mind the poem and drawing by Edward Lear.

There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, "It is just as I feared!—
Two Owls and a Hen, four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard.

Edward Lear vintage illustration birds in beard

 There’s always time for a bit of stuff and nonsense here at WHC.

1000 Characters left


Spam Check (not case sensitive)
Antispam Refresh image.

What's the latest?

Read the rest of our blog

Heathcote Williams

Campaigning poet, Heathcote Williams, died on 1st of July and he and his continual flow of words and other work will be missed by many, including me.  Age didn’t mellow him and, given the turbulent times we are currently living in, there is more need than ever for dissenters who aren’t afraid to call-out the power-hungry and the corrupt for their actions, the actions that trample over others and are tearing the natural world apart. Heathcote Williams

moreHeathcote Williams