Air of December: A Movie

It was 30 years ago this year that I made 'Air of December' - my Film Studies Final Project. A time of bulky video cameras, pre-affordable CGI and tape-to-tape editing processes. A dystopian sci-fi/ thriller it was described variously as 'a narrative study of the audience's view of the male anti-hero and attitudes towards violence'... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Movies of 2011: Video

Once more into the Yikes of Yesteryear... Because Joe was too tied up in School work (ahem) we took a different approach, as he was introduced to some of the classics which formed his list. Oh, and my true feelings for Claudia Winkleman were nearly exposed for the world to see.

Throwback Thursday:Movies of the Year 2010: Video

Well, let the embarrassment commence... Several years ago myself and #1 son used to do a regular series of video reviews. We called ourselves 1 1/2 go to the movies, and then later, C.R.A.P movies (Charity Related Art Pieces) - where we would visit charity shops and select a DVD available whihc had to be... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Coming Soon

Today while clearing up my writing space I came across my old Macbook, last used approximately four years ago...(my son loved the Mac, I've never really got on with them myself but did use it occasionally for movie editing and sometimes a bit of writing...) Anyway, I found some interesting things on there (if interesting... Continue Reading →

5 Great Story Songs

As should be fairly obvious by now I love a good story (and can stomach, even write, a mediocre one.) I also love music - I generally have something playing in the background when I'm writing, driving, cooking, whatever. And sometimes I even listen to that music - I mean properly listen to it. This... Continue Reading →