As a BA(Hons) Communication and Media student I opted for the Professional Writing unit in year 2. As part of the unit I had to write a feature article relating to Bournemouth town. I chose to write a piece on the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum… enjoy ARTY-FACTS Discovering the Hidden Gems of Bournemouth With … Continue reading

Writing for Radio

As I have probably mentioned before one of the most enjoyable aspects of studying BA(Hons) Communication and Media is the opportunity to write creatively. As part of my Professional Writing Unit I had the chance to work on the opening scenes of a radio drama.  The inspiration for Khaki Breeches came from reading a plaque on … Continue reading

Studying Groups

As part of my second year studies at Bournemouth University I studied a unit entitled Groups,Teams and Organisations. After getting used to completing assignments individually we were placed into groups of three to conduct  a study of group interaction and produce  a group essay. I worked alongside Craig Spence and Samuel Teckman. We chose to observe group … Continue reading

Website analysis

A Website Analysis of The Times Online. “If users get lost on a website they leave.” (Nielsen 1995) Times Online is the current website of The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers. Founded in 1996, Times Online has become one of the most viewed newspaper websites in the UK and internationally with “ 21.4 million monthly … Continue reading

Short Story Fiction

The following short story was written for the professional writing unit of BA Communication and Media at Bournemouth University. The story is a snippet of childhood in rural Scotland in the sixties. ‘Rags’ By Martin McKenzie Edward. Wee Malcolm was busy, very busy in his own wee world. He was far too busy to be … Continue reading