Author Archives: finchleymusic

About finchleymusic

Businessman, Singer/songwriter, traveller, worship leader & mentor

Mando plAy challenge

So today we’re having an innovation day entitled ‘plAy’ at Mando Group . You can find out all about it on our company blog and a live feed of the day up on the plAy social media feed. —- lunchtime update —- I … Continue reading

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“Do unto others as you’d have them do unto you” How many times did you hear that growing up? It’s also in the bible (Matt 7:12) and I’ve done my level best to action it in life…. But…. In the … Continue reading

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Never waste a good trial

Recently I was knocked for six by a stomach bug that led to Gastritis and put me out of action for about 10 days.  I had a pretty transformational experience during this time. I prayed and felt clearly that healing … Continue reading

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everything is going to change. I can feel it in the pit of my stomach, in my soul’s core… Life may look like it’s changed but also may not look like it’s changed. However, even if nothing seems to have … Continue reading

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Family Pics

We asked the amazing Sarah James to take some pics of our baby girl, Maliha, when she was born. Sarah specialises in new born pics and is a bit of master with babies generally – mother of 5 and a … Continue reading

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Training for the Great North Run

I’m running the GNR in honour of my late dad and to raise money for the incredible work done by MacMillan Cancer Support. You can find out more about what I’m doing at: Here is a snap shot of … Continue reading

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Still loving Instagram!

Been spending some time going through my thousands of photos over the last few years and started putting them online.  You can check them here

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It’s been loving playing with Instagram lately.  A very satisfying mobile, social, creative and webgeekery experience.  It’s a real example of something that’s beautifully executed both in and of itself but as a platform for other apps – I’m loving all … Continue reading

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‘Teacher’ – my tribute to my dad

My dad died a couple of weeks back. The funeral was last Friday. It was a true celebration of his life. A few people have asked to have a copy of my speech so I thought I’d put it up … Continue reading

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Mountains and Valleys

Does this resonate with any one? When you start your walk in life you seem to quickly develop a concept of mountain top and valley experiences. With it comes an expectation that to make a success of being human it’s … Continue reading

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