A Story from Elodie Matthews

Elodie is a Frenchwoman from Normandy who lives locally in Applecross with her husband and two delightful/devilish/delightfully devilish wee boys. She is known and loved most notably for her rainbow hair and masterful cake baking skills. Elodie continually surprises me with her elegant creativity. Whether it is the artwork painted on her front door window, […]

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Confessions No.2

I confess that I shed tears, randomly and without warning. Tonight I watched the Channel Four News. When they showed footage from streets in Manchester and London of people standing on their doorsteps or leaning out of windows to clap for the frontline workers of the NHS I sobbed a little. It was more than […]

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Update and Confessions No.1

It goes without saying that all Open Mic events for this season have been suspended. It makes me very sad to say as I was so looking forward to meeting and spectating a host of new acts, Reanna Jiggins was to join us in April and Henry and Audry (Two Bob Note) were to perform […]

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Call for Artists!

As the days are getting longer and the sun begins to give a little heat from its rays I think of the coming Summer season and all the Open Mic nights that we will enjoy this year. We are stepping it up a gear in 2020 and taking the Applecross Open Mic to our Community […]

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Hogmanay 2019

New Year was a belter. Hence why I am only writing about it now. Not that I was on it for three days like some were, just that I am old enough now my body needs that long to recover.  I was working behind the bar this year at the Applecross Community Hall, which gave […]

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Looking Back : Bronwyn

Bronwyn Glover is a local Applecross girl and a fabulous musician. Her voice is incredibly moving. Each performance form her was outstanding. She became a regular at our Open Mic nights at the Junction from the first show back in April. Her support and enthusiasm for the event was invaluable and much appreciated. We were […]

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4th October- Season Finale

Photograph: Derek MacLennan and Bandit enjoying the musical stylings of. Friday 4th October was our final Open Mic of the season before our gracious venue, The Junction, closes its doors for Winter.  The nights are indeed drawing in. Dark skies through the iconic upstairs window were backdrop to our performance, where earlier in the year […]

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