Showing posts from July, 2013

Can We? Yes We Can.

There are times for all of us i'm sure, where we wonder what tha hell we're doing, feel as if we cant keep battling on?............ I have a Mama Chill music blog and also a separate  Mama Chill health blog but often i cant seperate one from tha other, as in this case, so I thought I’d give a little update as to how things are going: Well tha album is coming along nicely, it won’t be released until early 2014, but tha vocals are very nearly finished  bar two trax and a choir to hire, & then tha 13 trax will be done…….but then each one has to be mixed & mastered as well as a non swear version done for tha odd track where I have a rantypants….Phew! As many of you know, I dont have  management or anything behind me so what has to be organised has to be organised by me.  Tha album will take tha same name as the M.E Charity single “Don’t Say Nuthin If It Aint Worthwhile” hopefully by calling tha album by tha same name as tha M.E track it will help bring more awa

Sticky Nutz & Other Scenarios

Tha other day I walked into the lounge drinking my coffee when some dude on the television declared “Today I’ve got sticky nuts” .  As the coffee sprayed out of my nostrils, my first thought was “ yeah it has been rather hot today and I’m a bit sweaty too, but hey, not something I’d want to share with the nation”. He then proceeded to pick up a packet of pecan nuts, shake some into a pan, & add some  butter & runny honey,   ”Oh, THOSE kinda sticky nuts?” Its easy to  jump to assumptions, see what you want to see, hear what you want to hear, and none more so than when it comes to M.E.  As humans we have  automatic expectations so It’s very hard for us to understand differently to that, but having a chronic illness doesn’t mean you have to LOOK chronically ill, just as being disabled doesn’t mean someone has to be in a wheelchair, but its what we expect isn’t it? Before I became ill myself I probably thought exactly the same way, so I do try to be forgiving