Next Stop Work Experience

One question and it has me in a bit of a quandary. How is one supposed to gain experience in the media when the vast majority of media internships out there demand previous media experience? This seems to me to be grossly unfair. I am trying. God knows, the independent film producers of London must … Continue reading

Other People’s Misery

Have you ever wondered why it is so easy to switch the TV channel when an image of distant suffering presents itself? Why is it that we, as human beings, have the capacity to ignore the plight of sufferers who we regard as different? To be honest, I had never really concerned myself too much … Continue reading

By way of introduction: the story so far

I spent the majority of the Irish economic boom years, somewhat stupidly,¬†gallivanting¬†around the world, working in menial jobs and generally seeking out the cheapest thrills that pocket money can buy. But hey, I was safe in the knowledge that I came from an economic powerhouse where jobs grew on trees, chimney sweeps drove Jaguars and … Continue reading