Giant Robots!

Wow. This will be the first time I’ve revealed my love for all things robotic, but it won’t be the last. Am I a nerd, or a geek? I’m not sure, but if it’s got servos and it’s motorised, if it flies around, or walks, chances are I love it. From robots designed to swim…

Nocturnal Activities

Ever since I was little, I can remember being drawn to nocturnal activities. Not things regular people get up to, like going to sleep, or heading out on the town, but secret things, like exploring dark places, and finding treasure. Secrets even. I can remember lying in bed, waiting until my brother was asleep on…

Natura Morta

Here’s a beautiful little film I was shown this morning. It’s called ‘Natura Morta’, 1979, by Ettore Siracusa. Slow in pace, yet captivating in its simplicity, it’s at once a window into the past, and a story for the present. I was lucky enough to meet the film maker, who I will hopefully be helping…

How white was my lie? An ode to Costanza. Part 1.

The best lies are made of truth. I know this because I’ve practiced devious behaviour – sometimes for the benefit of others, like women who wear too much makeup. Sometimes for the purpose of exploration – “I thought this was a library!”. And occasionally for a snack. ( A free snack, as the great George…