New Book Days

Well, finally it has arrived. To End All Wars – The Graphic Anthology (TEAW as we’re calling it), was worth the wait, for it’s a prestigious brilliant collection. Editors Clode and Brick and… Continue reading

Treading the Boards

If you’re near Glasgow this week you can get along to ‘Guide Gods’, were performer Claire Cunningham explores religious narrative and faith through dance, live music, humour and audio interviews with religious leaders,… Continue reading

Christmas Live! (Part 4 – The Conclusion)

Previously in Panto – Deed Poll to  Prison, Thames Islands, Woolworths songs, and now the conclusion “Welcome: To the Palace of the Mountain King!” yells Joe Longthorne. He’s cross-legged in fanciful silver ball-gown, plumes… Continue reading


A Christmas Panto, hyperlinked in one part, two part and now 3. Blue curtains part, we hear a long fart, draws us to the contorted Miley Cyrus on the pavement with the rest.… Continue reading

Christmas Live! (Part 2)

A Christmas Panto hyperlinked in four parts,such as part 1   * * * Curtains * * *   “Some say it’s to do with the opening of the Blue Peter Time Capsule.… Continue reading

Christmas Live! (Part 1)

Back in 2005, I produced a gift-card for my friends for Christmas along the theme of pantomime. “Panto” is a UK theatre tradition at that time of year: theatrical childhood fables, over-bearing set design, D-list celebrities and… Continue reading

GAME: Facebeak Life rEinVENT

When I create content, I affirm my right to share in the benefit from that content. I admit, ambition to leave Facebeak isn’t served by lighting my presence there:  Facebeak packs an internet-like… Continue reading

The Visual Art of Video Games

How two forms of art find themselves constantly connected Anyone who’s seen This Is the End will be familiar with James Franco’s definition of art. In the movie, he staunchly reprimands Jay Baruchel… Continue reading

A Fistletoe Full of Dollars

Hello Your Self! Oh its been a buggerous few months – no credits, ISP bothers, no credits again, no credits again. When there’s barely heat and light you can’t fault me for not… Continue reading

Belfast Art – Almost 40 Pictures

Crikey. Here’s the 170th post (out of 185 maybe-score) This is from the Arts and Disability Forum on Royal Avenue, because beginning the late night art trail at 3pm means I can check… Continue reading