Here.

This week I decided to start work on some new songs. I scheduled it in to my diary like anything else, right there between ‘call dentist’ and ‘buy milk.’ I was almost surprised when music didn’t flow out of me as soon as I sat down at the piano. I always thought that life moved, more or less, in a straight line.┬áSure, the line’s kind of fuzzy and there are lots of stops and starts, but ultimately we move forward. Obviously we have no way of seeing our path before we begin, but I guess I assumed that by a…

Girl meets world.

Here it is. My first blog post. I always said I’d start a blog, but now I’m faced with the white empty page it doesn’t seem so straightforward. I guess I’ll start with a little bit about myself. My name’s Bernadette. I’m in my early twenties and I write music. I love music. I love writing music and I love writing about music. To some extent I love writing about people who write about music, but only because it’s a bit Inception-y. In particular, I love pop music because I think it most accurately reflects the culture of a certain…