Category Archives: INSPIRATION

chaff & grain together


photo found here / design by me

Top Posts from 2013


Tomorrow we ring in another year… and I am still shocked at how quickly life flew by after about July! I had fun working on this blog this year (let’s be honest, mostly in the first half of the year). Thank you for stopping by and reading. Here are some of the top posts of 2013!Continue Reading



In this series, I ask other songwriters about their quest for inspiration and how they tackle the day-to-day tasks of writing quality, engaging songs. Behind every good song is a hard-worker. I want to know how songwriters work and how they fill their well so it never goes dry.


AL LEWIS is a Welsh singer-songwriter living in Tooting, South London. Writing music in both Welsh & English, Al composes modern folk songs reminiscent of classic 70s songwriters. He’s received several well-deserved accolades in Wales (ahem a nomination for the Welsh Music Prize), airplay on BBC Radio 1, 2 & 6 Music, and has just opened for Jools Holland at the Royal Albert Hall. Tomorrow night (December 5th), I am opening for Al at Music from the Market – a quarterly acoustic show series curated by Al & Theresa Heath in the historic Tooting Market. For more information, visit the Facebook event page. Read on to learn more about Al’s songwriting process.Continue Reading

Built by 360 Zen

© 2014 Alva Leigh