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Showing posts from August, 2014

Amy's Eton Mess

Amy's Eton Mess - a quick video guide to making the perfect Eton Mess.
In the height of summer the best dessert is considered to be strawberries and cream, however this alternative is without a doubt a popular favourite.

Eton Mess is a classic British dessert made up of a mixture of strawberries, meringue and cream. The dessert has been known since the beginning of the 19th century, and is traditionally served at Eton College's annual cricket game.
"I always thought that the Eton Mess was 'invented' around the 1920's when, during the annual cricket match at Eton College, a rather giddy labrador sat upon the picnic blanket containing the strawberry pavlova, squashing it. The plum-mouthed boys didn't care a single jot that their dessert had been essentially ruined (and probably covered in dog hair) and ate the thing anyway, preferring it to the pavlova. And so the Eton Mess was born and served up as a summertime pudding ever after.&…

Blink - The Importance of Accompanying Music

"The Angels are coming and they are fast! Faster than you could ever believe! Don't turn away, don't turn your back and don't blink!"
Doctor Who is perhaps one of the best TV shows of all time - 50 years in the running is by no means an easy feat. But one of the best episodes as rated by the fans is 'Blink' - known to most as the Weeping Angels episode.

The Weeping Angels have been considered one of the most scariest enemies of all the Doctor Who villains and monsters,( never moving when you look at them, but as soon as you blink or turn away they are at liberty to move. And they are fast.

As part of an editing experiment, I was given an idea by Lifeline which was to make a short video edit of the Weeping Angels to the music of 'The Blue Danube' in an attempt to see if the creatures were still just as scary when accompanied by ridiculously contrasting music. Once complete, the…