A Different Remembrance

What anniversary falls on the 11th November? It is Remembrance Day. This year it is the 100th anniversary of the guns going silent – for a while. Discussion about today…

New, Aye Wear

New Aye Wear // Eyewear. Why would I need glasses? Well, when I went down to London with Mrs Backhouse I was squinting at the train signs, causing me to…

October 2018, London

I am wary that this blog, Ijo Pona, is turning in to a ‘look what I had for tea’ blog – but, I need to talk about Potatoes. London-shaped Potatoes….


I thought I would write up a bit about what happened today – Kathryn has gone to bed and it is not yet time for me to hit the hay….

W/E “Brownswood Love” Mix

Backhouse & Brownswood – “Brownswood Love.” Not a set of Accountants or Solicitors and their trendy start-up enterprise but a DJ Mix. My weekend was a write-off. Pretty much wasted…

Good Luck Karen!

My good friend Karen has a new job – she is leaving the public¬†sector to move to the private sector and we had a bit of a get-together for her….

Back At It

It has been a while since I tried to make music – any music. Even my Field Recording has ebbed off. I just seem to be working non-stop. Still, when…