Was Serial Special?

Posted on April 3, 2015October 14, 2015Posted in Words

 As I’ve already posted, I am fascinated by Serial. Not just the podcast itself, but the reaction to it. A few months ago I set up a google alert to keep a track of stories, posts and other news about it, and whilst the number returns is smaller than it was there’s still a couple of […]

Is Serial a defining moment?

Posted on November 16, 2014October 11, 2015Posted in Words

Unless you’ve been living under a rock without access to the internet, you will have already heard about the podcast Serial. A much-hyped spin off of the already successful This American Life, Serial has generated interest like no other podcast I think of since the early days of Ricky Gervais almost 10 years ago. Here’s […]

It’s all about the service

Posted on July 15, 2013October 11, 2015Posted in Words

My better half and myself decided we wanted to have a meal out yesterday. We had been talking about going to a specific chain (which I won’t mention, but it’s red) and so wandered in. The place was empty, I mean like totally empty. No customers. No staff. We stood there for a while, took […]

The final edits

Posted on July 7, 2013October 14, 2015Posted in Words

I’ve just been making the final edits to a conference paper on visualising radio. I think it’s one of those cases where the 15 minutes allocated is not enough. At one point I had over 20 minutes worth of material, that I’ve cut, re-cut and re-edited down. There are so many things to talk about. […]