Joanna Funk

music, gardening and my dog


  • Song in a lighthouse guestbook

    Song in a lighthouse guestbook

    “I’ve got a strange request,” my friend Karen said on Messenger. “We’re staying in a cottage, it has a guest book, and someone’s written a song in it. Could you play it and send me a recording? It’s for the cottage owners. I’d be so grateful.” Karen and I were friends when we were ten… Continue reading

  • Doodle #1

    Doodle #1

    I had taken a big nap on Sunday arvo and consequently was wide awake at 2am, reading a memoir. I was also imagining a simple tune in my head, and imagining my fingers playing it on the piano. What would it look like if I started it on F, or on C? Then I just… Continue reading

About Joanna

Joanna is British Australian. Her early career was in financial news in London. That ended in 2008. Joanna moved to Sabah, her parents’ birthplace, where she wrote a blog about musicians, which became a book. Joanna came to Australia in 2012 and started this blog — her second. These days, she writes mostly about music, her garden, and trips to Sabah. Oh, and Wookie the Havanese.

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