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New Website For 2015 And Beyond

You may have noticed on your travels here that the site’s now got a completely new look to take me into 2015 and beyond. I’d decided that it was time for a refresh, given it’s looked near enough the same for about 4 years. Plus the fact that now we’re moving into an even more…

The Wise Words Of Director Paul Feig

As a voiceover, I receive a lot of scripts of from all sorts of industry types, genres, complexities; you name it, I’ve probably seen it and voiced it. For the most part, they’re usually very well written and engaging, as a lot of them will have been written by professional writers and/or PR or ad…

The Apple Effect: A Lesson In Customer Service

The other day, my iPhone went a bit faulty – the earpiece stopped functioning so I couldn’t hear anyone on a call, I either had to use loudspeaker or the handsfree cable. Obviously, not exactly brilliant. Made an appointment at the Apple Store’s Genius Bar in Birmingham to see what they think the problem is….

Mailchimp Just Made Life A Little Easier

I’m a big advocate of Mailchimp for e-newsletter production and distribution, their ‘free for life’ package for light users such as myself really is fantastic. I noticed a tweet from them today to say that they’ve just released a new piece of software to allow easier list-adding from the Mac’s native address book – ‘Chimport‘….

Someone Thought I Was Knowledgeable

A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by a writer for IT Donut, following my response to a question they posed via Twitter on the plus-es and pitfalls of cloud computing. I essentially just relayed my experiences using dropbox daily for document storage and sharing, freeing up files to use on other computers when…

Morgan Spurlock At TED: Hidden But Influential Brand Marketing

I watched this TED talk today, which Morgan Spurlock was presenting. It is a fascinating insight into the world of branding, how it can be achieved, and potentially manipulated, in turn, manipulating us, the consumer! Morgan is a highly engaging speaker, who has produced several documentaries; his most famous, for me, was called ‘Supersize Me’,…