“Brambles” is a modern take on the Sleeping Beauty fairy story. In this version, sensitive Rosa builds her own defences of thorns and brambles to protect herself from the outside world. The “prince” character of the old tale now comes in the form of a kind and understanding ordinary man who works alongside her and helps her to dismantle the brambles she had nurtured. This touching little stop motion animation illustrates the song in a story book/silent movie style.

“Brambles” is a modern take on the Sleeping Beauty fairy story. In this version, sensitive Rosa builds her own defences of thorns and brambles to protect herself from the outside world. The “prince” character of the old tale now comes in the form of a kind and understanding ordinary man who works alongside her and helps her to dismantle the brambles she had nurtured. This touching little stop motion animation illustrates the song in a story book/silent movie style.

“What wasn’t there” is all about our human obsession with what we don’t have, leading us to overlook and devalue what we do have. This video was created from photos provided by my followers on Facebook.

“What wasn’t there” is all about our human obsession with what we don’t have, leading us to overlook and devalue what we do have. This video was created from photos provided by my followers on Facebook.

This song is based on the fairytale of The Emperor’s New Clothes and the Ancient Greek myth of Cassandra (who, when she rejected Apollo’s advances, was cursed to be able to foresee the future, but to never be believed). Lying has been a hot topic for a couple of years, but perhaps never more so than now…

This song is based on the fairytale of The Emperor’s New Clothes and the Ancient Greek myth of Cassandra (who, when she rejected Apollo’s advances, was cursed to be able to foresee the future, but to never be believed). Lying has been a hot topic for a couple of years, but perhaps never more so than now…

This is a cheap and cheerful DIY video for my festive song “Winter Lights”.

This is a cheap and cheerful DIY video for my festive song “Winter Lights”.

Video for “When the boat comes in” by Max, Yumi, Renji and Haru Hopwood, November 2019.

Video for “When the boat comes in” by Max, Yumi, Renji and Haru Hopwood, November 2019.

Video for “Constant as the sea” filmed at Chesil Cove, Portland on the summer solstice, 2019.

Video for “Constant as the sea” filmed at Chesil Cove, Portland on the summer solstice, 2019.

Amy Hopwood and Tobias Raven performing at the Wessex Folk Festival 2018.

Amy Hopwood and Tobias Raven performing at the Wessex Folk Festival 2018.