Category Archives: other

24 March 2014

Recently I had a fun time at the Cardiff TEDx event at the WMC. They had some really interesting speakers and we also got free cake which is always good :) If you’re interested in what I’m watching then you … Continue reading

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the Musical Friend

When you are the ‘musical friend’ you end up collecting a lot of unexpected musical instruments. A family member comes back from an exotic holiday with gifts of interesting foods and wines for everyone, except of course they also brought … Continue reading

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27th June 2012 #holdiay

Just happened to be passing through… anyone got any recommendations for the festival…?

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28th December 2011 – Nutcracker, Ukulele, Blog

I hope everyone’s had a nice winter break! Over the last few weeks I’ve been busy with lots of different things. I  saw Matthew Bourne’s production of The Nutcracker, a very modern retelling of the traditional christmas ballet which used … Continue reading

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Ticking Swedish Pedestrian-Crossings

When I was in Stockholm I noticed these ticking pedestrian crossings, which use mechanical clicks to notify when its safe to cross. (hear recording on soundcloud) I’m sure to any Swedish people, it must seem strange how fascinated I was … Continue reading

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Hay Festival

This weekend I managed to get to the Hay On Wye Literary Festival. It’s always lots of fun, but is a rather strange event, kind of like a Glastonbury for the average radio 4 listener. In this kind of environment, … Continue reading

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The BBC and VideoBlogs

Over the last few years, one of my top podcasts has been Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review. Its the BBCs flag ship radio show about film. I would never have known about it if it had only been available as … Continue reading

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