My editing: Sounding exhibition

Combining visual and aural experiences, the Sounding exhibition educates visitors about the whales and dolphins found off the coast of Otago. It also illustrates how noise pollution caused by human activity affects marine mammals. I had the pleasure recently of doing some work on the project, helping edit and proof the text panels dotted around … Continue reading My editing: Sounding exhibition

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What I’m reading: Trevor Noah and Michael Marshall Smith

Just a quick update today to recommend a couple of books: Only Forward by Michael Marshall Smith and Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. Michael Marshall Smith is one of my favourite authors, and I’m particularly fond of his horror/sci-fi novels. When he switched to writing as Michael Marshall and his work became more thriller-focused, … Continue reading What I’m reading: Trevor Noah and Michael Marshall Smith

My Writing: Science Into Action projects page, 2017 edition

Last year I wrote about one of the first big freelance jobs I’d gotten, namely creating a project page for the Science Into Action website. This Otago pilot of the Participatory Science Platform is still going strong, with a raft of new projects funded this year. I’m stoked that they’ve asked me work on the … Continue reading My Writing: Science Into Action projects page, 2017 edition

Recommendation: 20 Composition Techniques That Will Improve Your Photos by Barry O’Carroll

My friend sent me the link to this piece (20 Composition Techniques That Will Improve Your Photos) a while back, not long after I got my new camera. It’s taken me a while to get around to reading it, but I’m glad I did. Written by Barry O’Carroll a photographer based in Ireland (shout out … Continue reading Recommendation: 20 Composition Techniques That Will Improve Your Photos by Barry O’Carroll