Month: October 2014

The BIG Double Reed Day 2014

Snapshot image of the website for The BIG Double Reed Day The BIG Double Reed Day is an annual event held at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and this year it’s scheduled for 16th November 2014. I’ve been every year since 2010 and I’ve got the T-shirts to prove it: Participants are divided into…

Fungal Fun with Pestle Puffballs

Dr B and I set out for a walk today, determined to get a bit of fresh air and to catch up on some mushroom-spotting. I must admit, when Dr B first breezed in a couple of years ago waving a newly-acquired Collins Complete Guide to British Mushrooms and Toadstools, my heart sank. Yes, I’m afraid it…

The Hunt for ‘Mr Pig’

Right, so this is my film for Hallowe’en. I’ve already done the ‘Scary’ iMovie Trailer (see The Bun of Terror), so I thought I’d have a go at the ‘Film Noir’ template. My camera has a setting called ‘Palette 4’ which is black and white with an additional lovely blue shimmer; however, our front room is…