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The deceit of the GIF-gaff – Kevin

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In polite conversation, one should never bring up politics, religion or how to pronounce GIF. Particularly the last one. Is it hard G, like gift, or soft G as in geometry? I would always defer to the wisdom of the Oxford English Dictionary, but on this occasion they’ve nailed a comfy sofa to a fence […]

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Say goodbye to “shelf-ware”

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It was a term I heard first nearly 20 years ago, when a company would buy software and never deploy it. Hence the box of CDs would sit on a shelf, looking forlorn and fast becoming useless. Today we do the same, it’s a licence key that sits in a folder, or an app never […]

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Chameleon; my story. Chapter 1 – Jayne

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Chameleon – my story: Chapter 1 Previously, in the “Chameleon – my story: Introduction”, I shared my personal challenge of 2017 – to be confident in front of the camera. Today, I share how I took my first step. I attended a Presenter skills taster session for video conducted by Brian Naylor, TV Training Academy. […]

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“How to” videos in the workplace

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Several years ago Jayne persuaded me that we should go camping. It’s a great way to have a cheap break and let the children run feral. So we drove out and got the biggest tent we could afford and jollied off to countryside of England and Wales. Before long, little problems arouse with the tent, the most annoying […]