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Overdue Update #1: Better Job & BBC 6Music appearance

So I don’t usually talk about work here but I will make a rare exception because yesterday was my last day working in the Media & Communications Division of the organisation I work for*, where I’ve worked for almost 3 and a half years, both as a Media Monitor and on the mysterious “News Planning” […]

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Swivel Chair: Beautiful Losers?

 At least that’s what Nude Magazine thought, who printed this brief version of my ‘I Was a Swivel Chair’ story: Name: Swivel Chair. Town: Edinburgh, Scotland. Years: 1999-2004 Influences: KLF, Pet Shop Boys, Joy Division. Career Highlight: Our third triumphantly drunken gig.. Lowpoint: Our fourth disastrously drunken gig. Line Up: Craig Low (bass, samples) Milo […]

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A brief history of my creative efforts Part 2

    This is part 2 of the exclusive serialisation of my unwritten creative memoirs (it might make a bit more sense if you read part one) FILM OPENINGS After deciding that I didn’t have the excessively extroverted character necessary for a career in the theatre, I decided that being behind the camera might work better.  […]

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The Cottage (a personal video)

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5187273&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=c9ff23&fullscreen=1 At the weekend we went over to visit my dad and relatives over in Derry in Northern Ireland. We also visited the cottage where I lived for 3 years (between 11 and 14) in a very small village called Culoort or Killourt (depending on how you want to spell it) which is in Malin […]

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New York Travelogue

“All of us had such a fine time wining and dining around the city that I have no recollection of any daytime hours, and even my recollections of nighttime are foggy.” Suze Rotolo, A Freewheelin’ Time: A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the Sixties Okay maybe that isn’t a completely accurate description of our New […]

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The Big Apple

On Thursday Mel and I are heading New York City for the first time ever for five days. To say we’re excited is something of an understatement. We’ve both discussed going there many times since the day we got together – and we’ll be celebrating 11 years since that fateful day while we’re there (yes […]