Should have gone out on the bike yesterday.. didn’t.. Today it’s raining again, damn!
Nothing for it but to take to the studio and start doing the voice overs for our impending podcast (my sister and I) where we will introduce our hero character “Todalie” and his friends.
I’m excited about this, we have completed 4 audio dramas but before we publish in book and audiobook form we have decided to podcast them in episodes over the next year so keep your eyes and ears open and I’ll let you know how to subscribe (please) when the 1st. Episode is ready.
They will be narrated by our good friend Humphrey Smellyngton Smythe in his own inimitable way!
James and Susan Blennerhassett
Published by James Blennerhassett
I am a session bassist and contemporary composer based in Ireland, most of my studio work these days is done from my own studio via Dropbox etc. I am also a member of Derek Ryan's touring band.
I play Double bass and Bass guitar and most recently a derivative of the Chapman Stick, the NS Stick and several other instruments when I must :-)
I have two solo instrumental albums on release called "End of a longer day" and "A small shadow" and my sister Susan and I are currently writing and recording a series of Audiodramas/Books called the The Todalie Stories, a series for kids of all ages including adults that refuse to grow up. comprising Text, Audio & Illustrations (by Vitya Malirsh), inspired by special people, the unseen little folk, and other fantastic creatures that inhabit the woods, streams and lakes on this island .
The stories explore the concept of triumph over adversity and illustrate the importance of inclusiveness, the powerful impact of community spirit, bringing together disparate groups to achieve a common goal in a respectful inclusive space.
The first story (abridged) is available as a Podcast called The Todalie Stories on all good podcast providers and on www.todalie.com.
During lockdown I completed a course in Music Composition for Games in Pulse and Griffith College Dublin, and am currently involved in several exciting writing projects so watch this space!
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