Bled Rowing – Bled Stories Podcast

The history of Bled’s Rowing Club reflects the history of not just Bled town, but Slovenia itself. For tourists, the lake is a place...

Books for the journey – Turkey

Earlier I wrote about books I was reading or going to read along this make-believe trip around the Mediterranean. I should probably begin to log my...

Turkey

My make-believe journey around the Mediterranean continues. From Greece to Turkey with some of the best music of this trip....

Podcast: Producing virtual reality

Virtual reality on the podcast this time. Davy Sims talks to three people creating a VR and an immersive media industry in Northern Ireland. Dee...

Greece

My hyper-superficial imaginary music tour of the Med. continues. We are in Greece this time....

Podcast: Stuart Bailie – Trouble Songs

Music journalist Stuart Bailie’s new book Trouble Songs will be officially published in May, but it’s already starting to stir conversations and commentary. He takes...

Podcast: Oh Yeah music centre

On this episode the story of the Oh Yeah music centre with Charlotte Dryden and Paul Kane. There's music from Hand Models, Reevah, Strange New...

Women in Tech

In this edition, women who work in tech, three leaders who were involved with the Women Techmakers summit which was held in Belfast last weekend. ...

Returning to Podcasting

After much thought and deliberation (i.e. dithering) I have decided to revive my tech and media podcast - and extending it to music. Testing for...

A Firsthand Guide to Bled Slovenia

The 2018 editions of Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia are now available in both paperback and Kindle format. The Shorter Edition has the basic information...

Albania

The search continues. Undeterred by almost total failure to find music worth listening to in Montenegro we cross the border into what was post 1945...

New podcast coming soon

Starting at the beginning of March, I will be launching my new podcast. I will be talking about Technology, media, innovation, creativity and investment. Whatever...

Montenegro

Gentle reader, I have failed. Aside from some rather cheesy (to my ears/eyes, anyway) “folk” videos and a few Eurovision entries, I can find no music...

Bosnia and Herzegovina

It is more than a month since my last post. It is more than seasonal torpidity that has kept me back. But it is largely....