"From 24 to 26 September 2008, thousands of creative minds from all over the world will come together in Amsterdam for the third PICNIC. ..." So how does one particular creative mind get to this kind of event on a budget? It looks huge, expensive dripping with free bars and full colour laser projection backdrops. Yes, I am talking about me... I am just putting my feelers out there at the moment … [Read more...] about PICNIC'08 – A meeting of creative minds.
I am finding it easier and easier to just click record and speak my thoughts into some form or video blogging application. It all began with Seesmic and now in addition (especially when wanting to cross post and use multimedia) I also use Phreadz. For live streaming (in my opinion), there is still only Qik. The more I used these places the more I noticed a dip in my frequency to blog and … [Read more...] about Less is more: The 12 second blog killer
After the UK Home Secretary's recent statement green-lighting the harassment of photographers in public places, could it already be too late for us to reverse the attitudes of certain members of the law enforcement agencies and the general public? At the bottom of this post are a few links to tales of photographic woe and more cases of people's civil liberties being ignored as more often we are … [Read more...] about Protect Your Content – Stream It Live!
Today whilst passing through London and before descending into the tube, I just happened to pop outside Euston train station and spotted Tony Benn sat on a bench lighting his pipe. I was on the way down to Southampton to pick up a car and although I have no idea what made me pop outside the station after getting off the train, I am glad i did. I was not going pass up the opportunity to chat with … [Read more...] about A moment with Tony Benn
I do it every day. Come rain or shine. It is at the moment my only form of exercise. My dog is a Coltriever and needs three good walks a day. She has a wee and a pooh on all occasions and I sometimes wish my metabolism was that fast. I am lucky where I live to have loads of intersecting paths through the Northamptonshire countryside crisscrossing all around so there is always a choice of … [Read more...] about Dogwalking