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  • Disassembling a 3D/CGI Scene (Detailed Version)

    Perhaps some of you saw my 2016 Christmas card? It wasn’t what I intended. Back in October last year, I’d actually planned to create a 3D/CGI image, and at that […]

    Disassembling a 3D/CGI Scene (Short Version)

    My 2016 Christmas card! This is the (very) short version of how it was put together. If you’re interested, this link leads to detailed version, with a few (lots of!) […]

    Blink of an Eye

    Memory is truly a strange thing. Our recollection of events is rarely accurate and often sweeter than the actual article. We edit the past more favourably, albeit perhaps unconsciously. There’s […]

    Flash Fiction

    Here are three (yes, three – I spoil you, I really do) pieces I did a while ago. I really enjoy writing flash fiction but I’ve found it’s often much […]

  • Book Review

    You Had Me At Hello by Mhairi McFarlane I’ve tried not to give anything away but there might be some minor spoilers here… be warned. I was drawn to Mhairi’s […]

    Merry Christmas!

    Season’s greetings! Gasp, we’re here already. Hard to believe. 2013 has been turbulent, to say the least. I’d write a blog post about it but I’m not quite sure I […]

    Short – Touchstone

    Every pebble is a lost soul, she used to say. A trillion pebbles. A trillion unremembered songs. She would pick a few up and kiss them. Hold them to her […]

    Me to Me

    Dear 13-year-old me, it’s er, me… your REDACTED year-old self, waving hello from the 21st Century. Hey, don’t freak out! This isn’t like that time we were building a model […]

  • Book Reviews

    I used to read a lot more. Around 5-6 books a month. This seems incredible to me now, although even that, I realise, is low for some. Especially book bloggers, […]

    Short Movie – Snowlight

    During the last snow fall, writer, James Moran (Torchwood, Dr. Who, Severance, Cockney’s vs. Zombies, Tower Block) challenged folks to go out and make a short movie. You can read […]

    Short – Schrödinger’s Wasp

    It almost starts and ends with a coin. And a cremation. The chapel of rest is cool after the brash sun. Shadows and hushed echoes. A room clad in dark […]

    Anatomy of a Visual Effect

      See how a still image becomes a moving one! Occasionally I see stuff posted by folks I’m connected with online that inspires me to experiment on the visual effects front. […]