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Falling in love again with creativity

I’ve been filming bits and bobs with my new camera and sound equipment and editing by learning how to use Adobe Premiere Pro (thanks YouTubers). There has never been a better time for the autodidactic/creative in me to acquire knowledge … Continue reading

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The Culture Show

I should have gone to bed at an early hour last night, but I stayed up to watch this edition of the Culture Show on BBC2 and I’m so glad that I did. Inspiring and humbling stuff. Sam Mendes: A … Continue reading

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The Rivals by James Naughtie

I’m enjoying this unofficial biography far too much. One of the many passages which caught my eye gives an amusing yet critical insight to the nature of the relationship between the PMO & the press: The 2001 General Election Campaign… Two … Continue reading

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Last of the Media Studies Exams

The A2 Media Studies exam should be over by now. So, why am I still tense? Today I saw my YR13 students, some looking grim, others confident, going down the corridor towards the exam hall. I smiled and waved encouragement, … Continue reading

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Blogging from the beach: day 6

I’m awake in the early hours again. I thought that I had conquered jet-lag, but clearly I have not. Fortunately, the sun is just beginning to illuminate the sky and it looks as though it will be another balmy day … Continue reading

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Packing

I have these fantasies of one day writing from the balcony of my tropical apartment, which will overlook the sea, or at least the pool. And while the delighted shrieks of children splashing below waft up to be intermingled with … Continue reading

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Doris50

I received this lovely message from Doris50 and I just had to share it with you. It’s definitely one for the 419 Eaters. I find that the following sounds lovely when read out in a West Country accent. Enjoy! Hello … Continue reading

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