They say that there are two things you never want to watch being made.
Sausages and policy.
I don’t know about those two, but I’m finding that watching things being made is fast becoming an eye opener.
When you read a book, it’s two hours of your time; but it can take years of research, writing, editing and promotion to get that book into your hands.
When you click on a website, you give it about 10 seconds to impress you before clicking and flicking onto another page. Until recently I hadn’t given much thought to what goes into designing and creating a website.
Prompt– What do you find more unbearable: watching a video of yourself, or listening to a recording of your voice? Why?
If you’ve read my ‘About page’ you’d know I’m a volunteer radio announcer. My day job has taken advantage of that by having me as the ‘voice’ of the voice messages on the field staff mobile phones and the office answering machine.
I got such a kick the day one of the field staff came into the office after hearing one of the messages and asked me how we’d got a local radio announcer to say our messages. When I told her it was me, she thought I was pulling her leg. After she was convinced that ‘the voice’ and I were the same person she went into a melt down. She went ga-ga over how she listens to me ‘all the time’. Apparently, I have a fan. One. But that’s okay with me.Read More »