For David Hall:Pioneering Video Artist and Teacher (1937-2014)

It was with a great deal of shock and sadness that I recently learnt of the death in October this year of David Hall: A pioneering video artist and teacher who is often …

Minefield: It’s Game On….

Some people make films about football, some people make films about war – I want to make a film about the possibility of a better world
Baghdad 2009

The last time I filmed …

A Copenhagen Cycle Geography or Legacy of an Invisible Bullet ?

Anyone who’s been following my blog posts over the past year, or who may even have just popped-bye to do the odd bit of spying/spooking will probably already know that I’ve …

An Invisible Bullet 5

I’ve written this blog through the highs and lows of Summer 2014, while undergoing the final stages of Thyroid Cancer treatment and waiting on test results. It ends with a post …

A Cry from the Mountains of Kurdistan

I’ll let the music speak today except to add that as usual in the Middle East it’s the innocent that suffer because of religion and a God of sorts – and whether you’re …

A footnotes response to Generation

Earlier this Summer while still preoccupied with far more important matters of life and death than with anything as insignificant as the Scottish Art, Film or Culture scene (see …

2 Takes 7 Edits and a Cutaway

I’ve been experimenting a lot with the camera on my Nokia1020 mostly in relation to a project I’m shooting at the moment called: A Copenhagen Cycle Geography. It’s a project which I’ve …

Surjit Singh Chhokar

I heard today from Human Rights Lawyer Aamer Anwar – and read in the Scottish media – that there’s a serious possibility that the case surrounding Surjit Singh Chhokar’s murder could well …

1st May

In recognition of all that today represents for many folk around the planet, here’s a copy of the Internationally acclaimed and BAFTA nominated feature KURDI, which will be free …

An Invisible Bullet 4

I had been preparing for the next stage of my thyroid cancer treatment for weeks with a low-iodine diet and the withdrawal of my Liothyronine and eventually – as was intended …