The Gambia

These photographs were taken in The Gambia in December 2016. The Gambia is a beautiful country with friendly people and wonderful wildlife. Over recent months there have been political problems with the old… Continue reading

Doing Women’s Film and Television History III

  Structures of Feeling 18-20th May 2016, Phoenix Centre, Leicester This well attended three-day conference was a truly international occasion, with a host of speakers and delegates, all with interesting viewpoints on the… Continue reading

Seal watching in Norfolk

It’s easy to forget how much wildlife there is to see in the UK. Norfolk in winter is a great place for watching grey seals, as the pups are born on the beach… Continue reading

Barry Hanson (1943-2016)

When the film and television producer Barry Hanson died in June 2016 Christopher Hampton wrote an obituary for the Guardian which highlighted Hanson’s best-known productions: The Naked Civil Servan… Source: Barry Hanson (1943-2016)

Hands on History conference

Venue: Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London 8-10th Feb 2016 Organisers: ADAPT project, Royal Holloway, University of London   This was an eclectic conference which wrestled with various methodological issues with relevance to… Continue reading

Forgotten Drama Conference

Forgotten Drama Conference Royal Holloway 23-25 April   There was a rich and varied selection of papers, discussions and screenings at the Forgotten Drama Conference, which had relevance to my research work around… Continue reading

ADAPT Telecine Reconstruction

  On 23rd October 2015 I was part of the team reconstructing how telecine operated in the 1960-80s. The shoot was organised by the Royal Holloway, University of London, ADAPT project, which aims… Continue reading

Solar Eclipse

This photograph of the partial solar eclipse on 20th March 2015, was taken in Brueton Park in Solihull, at around 9.30am.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bruges

The following list was put together after a weekend trip to Bruges in January 2015. I hope you find some of the information useful:  Bruges is actually called Brugge on all the local… Continue reading

Autumn Fungi

I’ve noticed some really impressive looking fungi in the park this autumn, so I thought I’d photograph them. The red one with white spots is Amanita Muscaria, the classic toadstool, but I don’t… Continue reading