The road ahead

A year (and a bit) down the road…

Well now, that was a bit of a hiatus wasn’t it? Much has changed, moved town, moved house (rather obviously) and got three distinct business entities on the boil. All under the umbrella of RedLED Productions. RedLED Productions undertakes digital media projects such as video…

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Video, Audio, Voice and Text

Technical Media Services? Video-Audio-Production-Voice-Over-Voice-Acting-Copywriting Services? It’s tricky to come up with an umbrella term that covers all these areas of expertise, if you have a good idea do let me know. Suffice to say that I am now transitioning my skills that were previously available…

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Dear Microsoft: A capital J does NOT equal a smiley!

I don’t know about you but I’ve been wondering why people now and then have been putting a capital J at the end of their emails. It got to the point where I became so bemused that I thought I’d Google it. What’s the juice…

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“Thatch” – The Iron Lady

I was never a “Thatcherite” (as was the term back in the 80’s). Ben Elton, popular “alternative comedian” (another dated term) at the time used to call her “Thatch” in his winding spiel – which was supposed to be disrespectful but actually over time sounded…

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Lessons in Obsequiousness

Definition of obsequious adjective obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree. Fawning. Definition of fawning adjective displaying exaggerated flattery or affection; obsequious: fawning adoration fawning interviews with Hollywood celebs As you may already have worked out from previous posts I’m fairly attuned to the “golden…

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Lloyds TSB Customer (couldn’t) Care (less)

UNBELIEVABLE! (but sadly true). Today I put my Barclays debit card in the left hand ATM at Lloyds TSB Park Gate. It slops in, rather than the usual glide. It’s stuck – I can tantalisingly see it but it’s out of finger reach (and dang…

Eroded Sand

The erosion of accountability

Now, let’s get this straight from the outset – I am not a politically motivated person. I do however have a strong sense of what is right and what is wrong. When I see someone being bullied my pseudo “spidey sense” (© Spider-Man) kicks in…

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What was that? Exqueeze me? Baking powder? (AKA misheard lyrics)

My 5 year old daughter has just learnt a new song (courtesy of a schoolfriend). Now normally I’d be extremely concerned if I heard her singing the lyrically suggestive “I’m Sexy And I Know It” LMFAO song, however she has thankfully been taught a far…