February 26, 2012 in Blog
Yesterday I spent the day in Cardiff with my Dad, and got to Mercure Holland Hotel early for the 2nd annual Cardiff International Comic & Animation Expo. There were far more stands this year, ranging from new names in illustration and writing through to recognisable animators, which is one of the reasons I enjoy Cardiff’s Expo. There were also a couple of familiar faces from last year, not least Doctor Geof; creator of the most wonderful Steampunk stuff. Definitely our favourite stand of the day, we grabbed a few goodies, including some comics and a couple of cool embroidered patches. [...]
February 1, 2012 in Photography, Slideshow
A couple of weeks ago I visited Cardiff’s White Water Rafting centre, and promised to share a couple of my photos with you. I’m still getting to grips with the many settings on my DSLR, but I did manage to get some half decent shots. Here’s a few of my favourites…
January 8, 2012 in Photography, Slideshow
This shot of the war memorial sculpture at Cardiff Bay got me an 18/20 at Gwynfa CC. It’s one of my favourites.
November 15, 2011 in Blog, Thing a Day
Tonight I saw Ghostbusters at a special one-off screening at Cardiff’s Cineworld. I almost didn’t go, but I’m so glad I did! Released in the year of my birth, I obviously missed the Ghostbusters hype the first time around, so I’ve always known it as a bit of a ‘classic’. I’ve seen it countless times over the years, but (I’m ashamed to say) I was never much of a fan. It’s incredible the difference the ‘big screen’ makes to a film. I’ve never found it so funny before in my life – no doubt partly due to the atmosphere in [...]
September 30, 2011 in Thing a Day
We’ve had a lovely evening at the launch of the Cardiff Design Festival, at the Bay’s Senate building. Although we didn’t make the shortlist, there’s a collection of great designs on display, so I’d recommend you go take a look if you can. I’m looking forward to taking part in some of the other festival events over the next few weeks.
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My entry is in and on the site for the Cardiff Design Festival’s Space competition. Go take a look at all of the entries – it’s great to see some familiar names in there.