I am an Englishman abroad.

My real name is Martin; ‘Boldray’ is an inversion of my surname – Raybould.  Clever, eh?

I live in Emilia Romagna, Northern Italy where, for my sins, I teach English to the natives.

I spend my free time idly pondering about music, books,  art and the meaning of life  (and usually in that order).

This Blog reflects these general musings.   You can find me on Last.Fm as Steerpike and if you want to write to me direct (no spammers please!) my email address is martinraybould1@gmail.com