Safari Soundtrack

September 22, 2008

Shanty Soundtrack

HMCS Ville de Quebec So I’ve been able to do some pretty cool trips during the past four years in Africa. My five days aboard a Canadian frigate, HMCS Ville de Quebec, were probably among the most fun. The frigate was pulled away from its Nato duties in the Med a couple of months ago […]

September 14, 2008

Shanty Soundtrack

I’m off on an Indian Ocean cruise for the next few days. It promises to be an interesting voyage along Kenya’s palm-fringed shores to, erm, Somalia. Just me, a couple of books and the crew of a Canadian Halifax-class frigate, the HMCS Ville de Quebec. Naturally I have sought out the right music for the […]

April 9, 2008

Rob’s Safari Soundtrack IV

It’s been a while (largely thanks to the inability of Kenyan politicians to agree on anything) but now that I’m back on the road it’s time to dip back into the Safari Soundtrack. For the uninitiated, it’s my attempt to match Africa’s vast landscapes with the perfect music. It means big, bold and epic. For […]