The Full Circle Spectrum.

For the past 35 years I have been fascinated by movies and cinematography whether they were made by the independent filmmakers or blockbuster juggernauts. At age 15, I started writing my own feature film scripts for fun but it wasn’t until 10 years later that I would be in movies. I went on to acting(…)

Interviews with my own mother.

  For one of our assessment we had to interview someone with an interesting story I found myself drawn to my own mother. Listening to my mother for the last 35 years I have found her life to be quite remarkable. Growing up in a physically, emotionally and sexually abusive home at a young age,(…)


It usually goes one or two ways when my career response to people is to be a newspaper journalist; “That’s awesome. Good job.” Or, “Why? Newspapers aren’t even going to be around in the future.” The second response, to no surprise, always leads to a heated discussion. Regardless of what the future brings, and contrary(…)

What am I doing here?

It’s 6.30pm and I am sitting at my overcrowded desk, a blank blog screen in front of me and an overwhelming sense of panic. I have 30 minutes to create, from thin air and churning stomach, a blog post that may actually be read by others. After toying with the idea of further studies, I(…)

How is news delivered in 2016?

The way I inhale news is varied. In one instance I am involved, on a local, creative level, in my work with my town’s local newspaper. My part-time position is, officially at least, loosely based on advertising. That is, creating the adverts that clients have requested, and often chasing the content for regulars and offering(…)