I’ve just finished reading a great PDF download by motoring writer Mel Nichols entitled “Literary and international influences in automotive journalism” He presented the paper last year at Cardiff University. It’s available as a PDF download from this link. In it, Mel tells the timeline of his own career, from a student writer in Tazmania, […]
So today, this is a personal post. I’m feeling cross and also depressed. I’m generally a pretty upbeat kind of person, not given very often to the ‘glass half empty’ attitude. Whether I’m working on location or just going about my day to day stuff, I think that life’s too short. I’m a glass half […]
Just a very quick blog post that will hopefully save you a lot of time and frustration if you’re running Mac OSX and having trouble opening a .zip file. The symptoms: You download a .zip file, lets call it ‘downloads.zip’ and double click to open it as usual, just as you’ve done many times before, […]
It’s not often that I write here about some of the cars I drive in my line of work, but this one is a superb piece of engineering that deserves a mention. OK, I’ll be the first to admit, my Ferrari relationship has been a love / hate one. Sometimes, they can make the most […]
Just moved this post across to Neill’s new aerial photography website, dedicated to professional aerial photography It still exists and if you’re looking for information on how to book aerial photography, you’ll find a lot more information here
Can you take an aerial photo of my house? A very frequently asked question indeed. Although the majority of my work is for commercial clients and stock images, it’s very easy to get an aerial photo of your house. The photographs can be supplied as a large format print of any size ready for framing […]
In December, I wrote about Strobist’s blog entry on working for free and the flurry of comments it created. At the time, I said that I’d find the time in January to write about a time when working for free has worked out for me, so here’s one….
Have you ever typed your own name into Google to see what comes up? With luck and you’re doing your job right with Search Engine Optimisation, you’ll be number one on page one. Of course, you might also be dismayed at how many other people there are in the world with the same name as […]