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My slice of Raspberry Pi

Eben Upton, founder of Raspberry Pi, is much in demand for videos and media interviews these days and I was lucky enough to catch up with him this week and record a video for Business Weekly, just moments after he had finished filming with BBC Look East. The frenzy continues seven weeks after its launch with everyone wanting a slice of the ‘pi’ as Eben and his talented team hope to...
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Have you tried dowsing?

This was the first video I ever recorded and edited, it was very much a test video, and surprisingly it remains my most successful on YouTube, with almost 42,000 hits and 73 comments. Not bad for a trial run! I recorded a dowsing demonstration at one of my favourite country homes, Snowshill Manor in the Cotswolds, and viewers from around the world have shared their dowsing experiences, including...
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Abcodia’s serum biobank

Here is my latest video showing Abcodia’s biobank, and explaining how its serum collection can for used in the research and development of molecular diagnostics. Abcodia’s CEO Dr Julie Barnes and Prof Ian Jacobs , non-executive director with Abcodia and the lead investigator for the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening from which the serum biobank was founded, explain the...
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Abbeyfield’s mission – caring for the whole person

This is a video I produced of Abbeyfield’s launch of its future housing strategy for elderly people, driving forward its mission to combat loneliness. Chief Executive Paul Allen explains that their goal is to care for the whole person – “their body and soul” – and the importance of community links, companionship and their valued volunteers. Other speakers include...
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Enjoying our agricultural and environmental heritage

If you didn’t manage to visit one of the 400-plus farms at the weekend which opened their gates to local communities during Open Farm Sunday, then you can find out more by playing this video I recorded for the NFU. It shows families having a wonderful time learning about food production, building scarecrows, riding tractors, and so much more, as Jim Paice, the amiable Minister for the...
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John Bercow outlines his vision to revive the Chamber

These are two videos I made of John Bercow, Speaker of the House, outlining his vision to revive the Chamber in the House of Commons to the Hansard Society on Wednesday. In the top video, he describes how he is keen to get more ministers back into the Chamber, provide more question opportunities for MPs, increase the number of private members’ bills, introduce shorter debates (including...
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