Up until May of this year I had blogged erratically using a Blogspot site. In May I made the decision to move to WordPress and put a renewed enthusiasm into blogging and I haven't looked back since. I don't think it's necessarily the change in platform that did it...though I do find this platform suits [...]
I mentioned a few weeks ago how about how my plans for Christmas completely and utterly changed with one phone call. Suddenly I went from having a quiet Christmas with just my partner and children to having various arrangements for parents, siblings, nieces, cousins etc. I've literally just closed the door behind the last of [...]
That moment when you realise you have to think about what to wear for a radio show!
The Drax Files Radio Hour is celebrating its 100th (ish!) episode during Christmas week 2015, and to celebrate, they’re holding a special live recording session, and inviting people to attend as part of the audience.
The podcast series first launched back in January 2014, although the initial idea for such a series goes back as far as the latter half of 2013. Hosted by Draxtor Despres and Jo Yardley, the show generally presents an hour long segment each week, focus on news, opinion, interviews and reports on all things virtual – virtual worlds, virtual reality, virtual living.
If I’m totally honest, the show was, early on, far too infatuated with all the hype surrounding the Oculus Rift, which led to a certain slant becoming increasingly (and sometimes painfully) apparent. However, this doesn’t negate the fact that overall, the series has presented some pretty thought-provoking and also very informative podcasts. Virtual…
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I know I am not alone in finding the pressure piled on as we approach the Christmas season. In real life there is the shopping for presents and food, making sure the house is ready for the impending guests. There's work parties, secret santa gifts, food to prepare ahead of time, cards to write, gifts [...]
I am missing a major event in my Christmas calendar this year. Every year for the last 3-4 years the company I worked for organised a Christmas Dinner at a local homeless charity. The majority of the staff helped out. The night before we'd be roasting turkeys and peeling vegetables ready for the day ahead. [...]