Tags » Published Elsewhere

Marching Into the Movies at The Solute

I’ve got another one at The Solute today, and this one’s a long one. I examine several movies about or featuring bands, marching and otherwise, and examine the different ways this unique form of social and educational music-making have been portrayed on film. 30 more words


Revisiting Sky Captain at The Solute

It’s always nice when circumstances converge to provide an opportunity for me to write about things I wanted to write about anyway. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow… 88 more words


Shanghai Surprise at The Solute

Today I took a look at the 1986 Madonna/Sean Penn vehicle Shanghai Surprise over at The Solute. It’s an auxiliary to Julius Kassendorf’s series examining all of Madonna’s film roles, but readers of my recent… 67 more words


The missing youth: how rigid gender roles in children's media leaves kids out of the picture

Originally published on GLAAD.org

When you grow up in a place where everyone and everything around you seems to be one way and you are another, being yourself can feel impossible. 394 more words


Weird foods: Mekong Riverweed and Buffalo Skin Paste

One of my photos is featured on the Food Network’s website in an article about the 20 Weirdest Foods Eaten Around the World.

When I first came across the dish featured — Mekong riverweed with a dip made of buffalo skin and chill peppers — about seven years ago, I admit to being wary. 123 more words


Poor Security Culture? Probably Time For TEA - For Information Security Buzz

My answer to the August expert panel question for Information Security Buzz:

In your opinion, what are 3 key elements to succeed in a positive security culture and what tips can you provide to implement change, successfully? 74 more words



Over recent years I have developed a growing admiration and enjoyment of non-league football. As part of The Inside Left’s build up to Non League Day I try to explain why whilst visiting Plainmoor, home of Conference Premier side Torquay United.

Read the article here

Published Elsewhere