This time last week we were being thrashed by Storm Imogen. She blew in with a mighty and wet introduction and left with flooded fields and roads throughout the Sever Valley here in north Powys. Today, it’s still, calm and very cold. It really is one extreme to another in our current weather. While I was… Read More What a difference a week makes.
I had wanted to take the UAV to the skies over the weekend to produce a quick Vlog on Youtube showing the local countryside and the flooding as a result of the constant, heavy rain in recent days. Unfortunately, Storm Gertrude got in the way and it was too windy to let the Phantom rise.… Read More Too windy for UAV filming, so here’s the Rode Stereo VideoMic Pro initial test
I like cycling. I haven’t done enough cycling over the past year. Okay, I’ve got that off my chest. Last week, purely by chance, I was listening to the BBC World Service in the car (via DAB, not short wave) when I came across an interview with a lady called Emily Chappell. I pricked up… Read More From the streets of London to the hills of Mid Wales
Whenever I tell someone where I’m from and where I live they often just blankly look at me and say “oh yes, I know,” trying to deflect the fact they don’t, or simply say “oh, that’s a long way.” The fact is I live in Mid Wales. But actually, in around 10 minutes I can… Read More I do like to be beside the seaside
I’ve mentioned in a previous post the fact that I’m getting back into producing some vlogs and podcasts from a personal perspective. It’s always been something I’ve enjoyed doing, although the bulk of my personal works has never seen the light of YouTube, Vimeo, AudioBoom or Soundcloud. Why? Well I always have this hang up… Read More Audio is a priority. So what’s the Rode NT-USB like?
Okay, so I like gadgets and have a habit of always wanting to experiment with the latest bit of tech that’s relevant to my work or personal enjoyment. My Facebook and YouTube feeds have been full of clips of incidents and such like taken from vehicle dashcams. Now, the video element of a dashcam I… Read More Hashtags and dashcams
Sometime ago I used to dabble a lot more in vlogs and podcasts. While I still do a bit with my comms and journalism hat on, for some reason I felt a bit embarrassed about my personal work and deleted most sites and work. Looking back that was a bit stupid. But in recent months… Read More Getting back to broadcast