Last week I had the honour of participating in the XXVI Latvian Song and XVI Dance Festival in Riga. This was the 145th anniversary of the festival and it fell on the centennial of Latvian Independence, so it was truly a spectacular event. There is truly nothing more rewarding nor patriotic than participating alongside 43,219… Read More XXVI Latvian Song and XVI Dance Festival
It was my honour to have the opportunity to discuss world media, the future of print publishing and the phenomenon of ‘Fake News’. The meeting was organised at Kaņepes Kultūras Nams by Young Media Sharks and the German Embassy in Riga. The discussion was very interesting, compared cultural differences in print media between Latvia, Germany… Read More Meeting President Steinmeier
Travel Writing piece written for an online travel agency, as part of the Professional Writing module. Tucked away in northeast Europe, in the gulf of the Latvian coast lies the jewel of the Baltics. A country covering only 64 thousand square metres, has 2 million patriotic citizens with a rich cultural history they proudly… Read More Come visit Latvia!
As first appeared in Digital Publishing: Assignment 1 One of the biggest threats to the music industry has been pirating songs and cheating artists out of royalties. When publishers began digitalising novels, e-book piracy was a concern all parties involved had to consider. Although, piracy is not a novel concept; centuries ago, publishers used to… Read More Are e-book publishers repeating the mistakes of the music industry?
On a whim, I was offered the chance to be an extra in an independent film, The Levelling. It’s a 2016 British drama film directed by Hope Dickson Leach with Ellie Kendrick in the lead role. Just found the trailer for the film I was an extra in! @TheLevelling looks really good! Can't wait to… Read More The Levelling