Before Swine Flu
After Swine Flu
Name: Vincent James Mehlin
Performance Name: A Soggy
Instruments: Guitar, Banjo, Dojo
Style: Folk, Bluegrass and any song that takes our fancy (Old or New)
Biographical Details My Wife and I live in a beautiful Village in North Wales, a hamlet in the Hills, just off of the A548, three miles from Llanrwst. We have lived in Pandy Tudur for Twenty years now, after moving up from London, we have lived in Wales before, but in the Village of Llithfaen on the Lleyn Peninsula.
Whilst here, I have taken on many Hobbies, which include, Computers, Programming, Web Page Writing, Guitar Playing, Banjo / Dojo Playing, Painting, Magic, Electronics, Marriage, Daughters / CASH MACHINE, Grandchildren, Pet's, Walking, Ecology, Eating, I don't drink and I don't smoke, but I do make my own Dresses.
I have now permanently retired, but take on the occasional Computer or Electrical job's.
I joined the "Soggy Bottom Boys UK Band", about 14 years ago, there are now four of us, we all play different instruments which include Banjo's, Dojo, Guitar, Ukulele, Bodhran and Tambourine, we are all over 70, and play at various venue's including "Nursing Homes, Day Centre's, and TA Installations, Club's, Hotel's and Folk Club's," all free of charge, but we do ask for a donation (which is given to many of the local Charity's that we support), we play various types of music which includes Bluegrass, John Denver, Lonnie Donegan, etc., with a bit of Folk joined in, our Motto:
HAVE INSTRUMENTS WILL TRAVEL
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