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Getting out of the car, my friend Flavio said, “Next time we come to the cinema, I’ll lend each of you a white cane – that’ll really freak everyone out if they think the driver is blind too!” Flavio had lost his sight in a road accident aged 15, but twenty years ago was an excellent example to me of how he was still higher functioning than most people I knew. Parachute jump fundraisers perhaps pushing the limits further than I’d want to go, he’d just started a Read More +

Voice2013 Atlanta

Voice2013 Atlanta will be starting in a few minutes an running across the weekend! Still time to get there if you hurry!! The impressive line up includes: Pat Fraley (Keynote Speaker) James Alburger Joan Baker Julie Williams Marc Cashman Nancy Wolfson Penny Abshire Rudy Gaskins Gabrielle Nistico Would love to be there, as I have the feeling some great things are going to happen thanks to the terrific organisation of Gerald Griffith and Voiceovercity.com VO2013 ATLANTA is the largest event of its kind in the Read More +

Just fun – or creative marketing?

It’s a personal challenge, a bit of fun, some learning opportunities, a different way to engage, and an encouragement to look around for a different purpose. Yes, it’s all those things and also, just possibly a change to experiment with marketing through a different medium (watch out for those subliminal voiceover or production related pictures!!). Not sure who to blame for this, whether it’s Mehmet Onur for persuading me to use Instagram, my son William for always being so photogenic, or LA based voice artist Read More +

Brave… There’s always a way

If advertising slogans like “The impossible is nothing” sound a little glib, watch this and see that perhaps it really is true. Beautiful cinematography, and a story which should make you think. Meet Tommy Carroll. He has been skating since he was ten, but has been blind since the age of two… He says, “There’s always a way to overcome an obstacle if you want it enough.” Thanks to British female voice artist Natalie Cooper for bringing this to my attention!

Positively Positive

This is a post I’ve been meaning to write for some while, and the delay is down to everything going so well as a result of all the positive things going on right now. But perhaps two events of the past week or so make the time apposite, and puts the crown on the idea, so to speak. Voiceover Universe is a voiceover forum I’ve referred to here a few times, and is itself an excellent representation of the vo community, thanks to the inspiration Read More +