The Palm Oil Conga

Ashley’s new song “Palm Oil Conga” tells the story of the great oil palm – where it’s found, how it’s used, its impact on animals and the environment, and how we can help tackle unsustainable palm oil production.

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Sing for Songbirds

This year I had the pleasure of working alongside Chester Zoo on their “Singing for Songbirds” campaign. In parts of South East Asia, the tradition of capturing and caging songbirds is still very popular. This practice initially led to the critical engagerment of just a few prized songbirds, including the Javan Green Magpie, Black Winged…

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After the Album

Sometimes it takes a while to appreciate things. Clutter isn’t always physical. It’s not always in the form of odd socks and boxes and dirty dishes. Sometimes it’s mental, as well. For me, the time surrounding the release of my latest album, Take Back the Fire was cluttered. There were rehearsals, studios, deadlines, websites, updates,…

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