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, […]
On Life and Change
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 […]
Anyone used to driving throughout Europe on UK plates smugly thinking you’re immune and un-catchable would do well to think again if visiting France this year. I had a trip to Nice planned last spring in a Mercedes CL55AMG and had already heard mutterings of French police being much more rigid and vigilant these days, […]
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 […]
This month on various photographer’s blogs, there’s been a huge stirring of keyboard activity over the posting on the popular Strobist blog about working for free. I’ve had a very busy December with several short notice projects to tackle as well as trying to plan January, so it’s only now that I’m sitting reading the […]