Here's a video I've produced as part of my work for Marketing Manchester – a guided tour of Manchester's Northern Quarter, a rather special part of town. Peter O'Grady, one of the city's official guides, took me round the area sharing his knowledge of its history, art and bars. Incidentally, I'm using Posterous as the … Read More
I was at the offices of Manchester web design company magneticNorth this morning and they have one of the best waiting areas of any office I’ve ever been to. In amongst the knicknacks on display was this brilliant Bomberman ornament thing.
Yesterday I nipped into Starbucks for a coffee. Half way through my cup, the staff moved me from my seat and manhandled something new into the shop – a treadmill. I’m not sure if every Starbucks is getting one but the Manchester Albert Square branch, as of yesterday, has. Weird.
On Tuesday night I went to see “My favourite band in the whole wide world ever and ever (pretty much)”, The Fiery Furnaces. Not only were they absolutely amazing but right at the end I got a great thing for any fan to treasure – a setlist. Whather it was my ‘Cabaret of the Seven … Read More
On Friday I said goodbye to a place I’d been working at for over seven years. Seven years of radio, TV, video production and online stuff at Whalley Range High School has been fun but it’s time to move on. My last day was a weird experience after all that time but a particular highlight … Read More
Yes, in the past week three Varied Carpet Beetles have crawled out of the vent at the back of my MacBook. Apparently nests can contain up to 100. Assuming there’s a nest in there that’s 97 to go! I’m looking forward to booking it into the Genius Bar and telling them it’s bug-ridden!
I haven't had a proper personal blog where I write about things that I'm doing in ages. So, that's what I'll be doing here, sporadically. My other Posterous site, http://martinsfp.posterous.com, will still be posting the weird bits and pieces that amuse me as I make my way through the world but this site is for … Read More