From pop to poetry: singer-songwriters who should be taken seriously
(7 minute read) Kevin Murphy reflects on the poetic genius of songs that have become, for many of us, the soundtrack of our lives.
The deaf who helped me hear
(3 minute read) The cheerfulness, resilience and faith of four deaf girls led Kevin Murphy to change the direction of his life.
Closing the Circle: Travelling with ‘The Railway Man’
Kevin Murphy recalls a meeting with Eric Lomax, one of the real-life survivors of the construction of the infamous bridge over the River Kwai. Lomax wrote about his experiences in the acclaimed book The Railway Man, published 25 years ago this year.