An argument for the BBC not renewing its Premier League highlights rights. Continue reading Here’s why the BBC must kick Match of the Day into touch
A trip through the creative process when making a short film about an artist’s exhibition. Continue reading How I made the film of Laurel Holloman’s ‘Fertile Ground’ exhibition (includes unseen footage)
John Biggs was 65 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. The consultant’s words hit him hard. “It was almost as if it wasn’t me, he was talking to someone else, can’t be me.” His voice tinged with emotion, John vividly elaborates on that devastating moment. “It’s like you’ve been stabbed in the chest and you’re just numbed.” En-route back home with his wife Angie, John stopped to sink a couple of pints. Later he would go out for a walk with his dogs, stopping to sit on a park bench. Here, in Dorset, on this fairly sunny winter’s day, … Continue reading Prostate cancer survivor sings so others take note
An argument for transparency in censorship of films on TV. Continue reading Ripping films to shreds on TV deceives viewers. A change is needed.
Ways watching a film on TV is rubbish compared to the cinema experience.
Continue reading 6 things I hate about watching films on TV
A letter to a former roomie who was an alcoholic. Continue reading A letter to the alcoholic I used to live with
Lost money. Lost hope. Lost time. If you’ve ever lost the house of your dreams, you’ll have lost these three things along the way. Trust me. It could all be so different though, if properties were marketed with vital information … Continue reading As a first time buyer I’ve seen what the home buying process needs. And it’s this…
Stanmore residents were offered the chance to have their say in the development of their community centre last Saturday. The Carroll Centre, established in 1993 after locals raised £425,000, opened its doors to the public who saw the recent plans. … Continue reading Stanmore locals decide on future
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has just released figures showing shoplifting is at its highest for nine years. The BRC’s 2013 retail crime survey revealed a direct cost to retailers of £511 million with only one in ten incidents being … Continue reading Shoplifting reaches record high
Drivers and businesses are being affected as Southern Water replace a major pipe that has burst nine times since 2009. Main Road has been closed to non-residents since the start of the year with drivers being diverted via Eastleigh and … Continue reading Colden Common commuters and companies wrestle with water works