The Shining

Posted on Feb 17, 2016 in Photography | No Comments
The Shining

Check out my photography on Pinterest by clicking the link below! The Shining Camera used: Fujifilm Finepix HS50 Bridge Camera   It’s been a wee while since I did one of these. My last one was based on Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands; this time it’s based on Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining! Thanks to Anthony Chalmers for letting […]

WG13 Menus & Photography

Posted on Feb 11, 2016 in Design, Photography | No Comments
WG13 Menus & Photography

At WG13 I was tasked to redesign all the menus for the Dining Room. These include breakfast, afternoon, evening, kids & takeaway menus as well as specials (Burns, Valentines). They are to be A4 sized to fit in menu booklet sleeves and must have consistent layouts, typography and style. Click here to see work and find links to […]

Top ‘Ten Pieces’

Posted on Feb 6, 2016 in Music, Ten Pieces | No Comments
Top ‘Ten Pieces’

After attending the Ten Pieces LIVE concert today at the Glasgow City Halls with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performing, I thought I’d take this opportunity to choose from the 21 tunes (yes ironically there are 21 pieces of music) and pick my top ‘Ten Pieces’! Just to fill you in, ‘Ten Pieces‘ is a initiative […]

Beautiful Harry Potter illustration by Gabriel Picolo

Posted on Jan 29, 2016 in Design, Film | One Comment
Beautiful Harry Potter illustration by Gabriel Picolo

With Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them arriving in cinemas on the November 18th, and the unfortunate loss of Alan Rickman on January 14th (the brilliant actor who played Severus Snape; I took a moment to talk about his work in my last review), there have been many tribute fan-arts for Harry Potter and […]

Edward Scissorhands & Gremlins Review (film at the old bookies)

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 in Film | No Comments
Edward Scissorhands & Gremlins Review (film at the old bookies)

Hope you’ve had a happy new year so far and welcome to my first review of 2016! Didn’t think I’d be doing a review so soon, but one of these films is a favourite of mine and I had to do a review on it! The films were also at a new location for me […]

WG13 in White

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in Photography | No Comments
WG13 in White

Check out my photography on Pinterest by clicking the link below! WG13 in White Camera used: Fujifilm Finepix HS50 Bridge Camera   After about a month of working at WG13 in Kilmarnock it finally snowed this winter. Was hoping for it earlier at Christmas time, but was great when it literally started on the 8th of January […]

The ABC of Design by DesignMantic

Posted on Jan 17, 2016 in Design | No Comments
The ABC of Design by DesignMantic

What is design? There is no definitive answer; it depends on your point of view, your experiences and your taste. Just as many designer stick to the rules while others experiment out with them! The main purpose of design is to communicate visually to people and send out the right messages. However there are certain […]

Tournament Bridge

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 in Photography | No Comments
Tournament Bridge

Check out my photography on Pinterest by clicking the link below! Tournament Bridge Camera used: Fujifilm Finepix HS50 Bridge Camera   After a hectic Friday evening of driving home for almost 2 hours (for a usually half an hour journey), the snow lay and looked great in Eglinton Park. Well some of it. By the […]

2015 Movie Reviews

Posted on Jan 5, 2016 in Film | No Comments
2015 Movie Reviews

Well hope 2015 was a great year; it was certainly a great year for movies. The Avengers teamed up again, dinosaurs were on the rampage, spies were in, Pixar and Disney bring out 2 other classics and the force returns. The Glasgow Science Centre IMAX was the cinema of the year for me; I’m a regular there […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Posted on Dec 31, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Hello. You wouldn’t believe the amount of effort I put in to get this review posted before the year was out! You better read it!! If you came this far then you hopefully will. I went to see Spectre, Bridge of Spies and Victor Frankenstein, but haven’t had any time to write reviews for any […]