Tomb Raider Review.

This originally appeared at Visit them, they’re awesome.   Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A beloved franchise, adored by millions but recently fallen on harder times is taken over by a new creative team and reinvigorated for a new and adoring audience. Yeah, I thought so. Welcome to 2013’s best reclamation … Continue reading

TAFE Media Project Diary Pt 3: Spinning Wheels (AKA Waiting For Contact).

I’m waiting for replies via the intermediary I’m using to get in touch with my various targets. In the meantime I’m going to use the mid-semester break to nail down my questions and interview angles and to work on my blog a little to improve how it looks. I will be taking a trip to … Continue reading

TAFE Media Project Diary Pt 2: The Second Part (AKA The Status Report).

Progress report… Having now completed the readings that were suggested and begun the initial organistation for getting in contact with my sources. The first stumbling block I have encountered is that many of my interview subjects are based interstate. That means that email or phone calls are going to be the best (and possibly only) … Continue reading

The Nick/Antoni Interviews.

It’s hardly Frost VS Nixon, but here is a small series of interviews conducted by Nick Monfries and Antoni Bell at The West Street Petersham TAFE Campus on March 14th 2013. Enjoy!

My First InDesign Document.

Are you proud Mum?

TAFE Media Project Diary Pt 1: The Part At The Start (AKA The Begining).

I’ve been asked to do a journal style update for my TAFE Media Project. Here is that journal update. Having thought about the overall theme/subject for the Project and it’s required cross cultural component I’ve settled on a series of articles based mostly around the ADF and it’s current deployment to Afghanistan. The four stories … Continue reading

The Oscar Pistorius Interview.

No I didn’t actually interview him. The goal of the excersise was to come up with 10 questions to ask him in a ficticious news conference. These are my rather lacklustre ideas. 1. Can you explain police repeatedly referring to “previous domestic incidents” at your house prior to the death of Reeva Steenkamp? 2. You … Continue reading

Antoni Bell – The Q and A.

I was meant to keep this to 100 words, but the answers were far better in the whole, so I left them as such. Enjoy! Name? –  Antoni Bell DoB? –  28th of July 1992 Where were you born? – The Royal Hospital for Women, Paddington, Sydney, NSW, Australia. The hospital at Paddington no longer … Continue reading

Mike Mitchell – The Profile.

Born on January 2nd 1982 in Canterbury Hospital, Mike Mitchell led a joyful but restless childhood with many moves. Growing up during the start of the home gaming console boom, Mike spent a happy period growing up, with time spent in and outdoors with equal measure. His father was a Clerk for the large manufacturing … Continue reading

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 6 years to get … Continue reading