The idea of a book, TV show, or movie having deeper world-building through extending the story or universe across different mediums has interested me for a few years now. As part of my MFA, I undertook a project to create a website based on the manuscript I was writing. The site (haptai.com) is for the… Continue reading Transmedia
So, I was on my usual horse today. I wasn't dreading it as much as I thought I was and the lesson went okay after a shaky start. It was 9am - first lesson of the day, first lesson for the horse as well and she takes a bit to get going. I felt better… Continue reading Horse Riding
We're reading Candide by Voltaire on our Literature course. The philosophy it deals with - be happy because things are as they should be in the world - has made me think. Voltaire talks about - well, what is a world - my world, your world, the world - are different places considered different worlds.… Continue reading Blank Page
Went back to work today after a week off. I love days when a lot of bulk gets done. We sorted out the music PCs - after 3 long weeks of rebuilding, testing software, failing, trying again. Then, finally, success! They are all hooked up to the Yamaha midi keyboards and they all work. Trial… Continue reading Work
In my first essay on the Duchess of Malfi, we have to consider how we would stage one of the scenes. In researching this it has turned my mind to lighting in tv, film and plays. Drive was the first movie I watched where the lighting really struck me. I found it fascinating to learn… Continue reading Lights!