The Contrarian Magazine

The link below will lead you to one of my university projects - The Contrarian Magazine. As the old saying goes; do not judge a book by its cover, rather approach it with an open mind and with the understanding that my group and I were trying to do something a little bit different! Trying to come ...

Escapism – chasing rainbows

When people say they want to 'escape', some think of snowy peaks, some of prancing around the woods at a festival, others  of vast rolling  mountains or bobbing around an ocean with no land in site... I have been fortunate enough to experience all of these - although not so much the prancing one - and in ...

“There isn’t much point in a Blog if it isn’t Public!”

Now, I realise my videos are a little sketchy and my prose flaky at best, but I did think a few more people would visit this outpouring of incompetence. Even if it was my own family, nay my mother, the count should be rising slowly at least. However it hasn't! On further inspection it would ...

The future of electro inovation

It has been some time since I could be found bouncing around a dark room, lit by strobes, in a manner that could suggest that I was somewhat intoxicated - I will neither confirm nor deny - but this year I had the opportunity to experience a more sunny approach to my old pastimes! Sonar ...

Seeing the Planet Through Different Eyes

  People are forever arguing about what the best method of cleaning up our oceans is, and I fear this will continue as long as we live, however I had the fortune of interviewing Francois Ven Den Abeele about his latest strategy - SeatoSee. One of the easiest ways to stop sea pollution is to ...

Controversial Craft Beer – Or is that the point?

Stiletto, Levitating Turtle and Cookie Euphoria might not jump out as being typical names of a beer - indeed one might expect to find them in a menu of a dutch coffee house, however this is not the case. No. In fact these are but a few of the many craft beers that Edge Brewery ...

A Poetry Revival

Poetry - a dying art? I certainly thought so. That is before I interviewed the pioneering poet come artist come photographer Jessica Lakritz, whose mission it is to bring poetry back to the forefront of peoples reckoning. Sure most people know "I wandered lonely as a cloud" or "o Captain my Captain", however most peoples ...

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