It’s been a good year on the box, hasn’t it? SkandiNoir is now a generic term to describe any moody, atmospheric murder mystery being unravelled in damp weather, while Mad Men did the unthinkable and ended.
The ‘Hints’ blog post was becoming a little too long, so I split them into two parts – just like the Strictly Come Dancing Final itself!
The Strictly Come Dancing Final is upon us!
It’s normally the celebrities who experience a rollercoaster ride but this year, it seems that Series 15 itself is suffering more.
For the first time in its 84-year history, the Genée International Ballet Competition Final will be live streamed online, allowing the dancers of tomorrow to take their debut steps on an international stage with an enlarged global audience of dance lovers and professionals in virtual attendance. Past Genée medallists, such as Leanne Benjamin or Xander Parish, have gone on to work for some of the best ballet companies around the world.
Productivity: Being late isn’t all bad.
Humanity in Space: The One Earth Message Project – crowdfunding for alien communication.
Art History: Rare photos of Picasso painting with light.
Photography: Unexpected famous couplings, and more.
For Writers: How to deal with rejection.
Animals: The Running of the Pugs.
Another little snippet of a sunny Saturday in Medway – this time, the River Festival.
I’m not happy with the quality of the Splice video on a desktop, so do yourself a favour and watch it on mobile (most of us do these days I know, but still …)
I’m investigating other apps but those I’ve tried so far seem to be worse quality or restrictive in how many clips you can include. So bear with me while I experiment – or, if you’ve a favourite app for movie making, let me know in the comments 🙂