Too Many Ideas - Archive for 2007

impworks Site Updates

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

I’ve update the pictures and words sections of my impworks site to include two new Vue renders (Mot and Femme Fatale) and an extract from my short story The Steward, the Kriegsherr, his Femme Fatale & her Brother.

Astonishing Adventures! Magazine Issue 2 Out Now

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Here’s the cover for issue 2 of Astonishing Adventures! Magazine which has my story The Steward, the Kriegsherr, his Femme Fatale & her Brother in is out now. Yeh šŸ™‚

Happy Christmas!

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Have a very happy Christmas.

Lighting Tutorials will resume Shortly

Monday, December 24th, 2007

My lighting tutorial series will resume on Mondays as usual in the new year.

Astonishing Adventures! Magazine Issue 2 Cover

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Here’s the cover for issue 2 of Astonishing Adventures! Magazine which has my story The Steward, the Kriegsherr, his Femme Fatale & her Brother in it. I know the guys are working really hard to get it out soon.

Christmas Ambiance

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Went out with a few friends for a pre Christmas drink in Liverpool tonight. We met in a city centre pub for convenience. We might have stayed there if they hadn’t hired the kind of DJ who finds it hard to mix from one track to the next and tries to cover it up by […]

Bad Business uses Bad Science to excuse Bad Practices

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

This story appeared on the BBC web site today Green light for long-haul scampi? but it fails to answer the question in the title. The problem with it is that there are other interpretation that can be drawn from the information provided: Even more enviromentally friendly would be scampi hand processed in the UK. This […]

The Golden Compass

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

I’m not going to analyse this on in any great depth and having not read the book I can’t compare it to that. Enjoyable, well acted fun with good special effects. It suffered from a little bit too much of the coo look its X, oh look they’ve gone. Sometimes using a recognisable actor in […]

Vue Lighting Rig #12: Modern Christmas Lights

Monday, December 17th, 2007

This week’s Vue Lighting Rig is less of a rig and more of a way of achieving a Christmas light effect. Looking at the Christmas lights in Liverpool I noticed several invisible Christmas trees. I’m sure these are popping up all over the country. You see lights in the shape of a tree but no […]

Tonight I have mostly been playing with…

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Tonight I have mostly been playing with the php5, the Zend Framework and the Gdata API. Nothing to show yet because I’m getting to grips with it although the impworks web site is now entirely php5 driven. Although thats not really very impressive as all I did was change a htaccess file so the php […]

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