Books

The House Is Full Of Yogis

Once upon a time in the 1980s, the Hodgkinsons were just like any other family. Liz and Neville lived with their sons, Tom and Will, in a semi-detached house in the suburbs of ┬áLondon. Neville was an award-winning medical correspondent. Liz was a high-earning tabloid journalist. Friends and neighbours turned up to their parties clutching […]

The Ballad of Britain

“From spring to autumn I travelled through Britain with a portable recording device called a Zoom. The goal was to capture the spirit of the land and its people through its music, to delve deep into the mysteries of folklore. Along the way I danced with gypsies in a wood in Sussex, drank tea with […]

Guitar Man

Will Hodgkinson dreamt of being a guitar legend but never got round to it. Now in his thirties and married with children, he still nurtures hopes of emulating his heroes. So he decides to learn the guitar from scratch, start a band and play a gig before it’s too late. On his journey of discovery […]

Song Man

One Man’s Mission to Write the Perfect Pop Song. Armed with a singing voice that makes children cry and a sense of melody that could best be described as challenging, Will Hodgkinson takes off on a songwriting journey. He receives lessons and advice from, among others, Keith Richards, Ray Davies, a brilliant recluse called Lawrence, […]