Eye Eye

Thanks to Jem for casually mentioning this morning that I’m in this fortnight’s Private Eye. It’s taken from last week’s edition of the BBC’s staff newspaper, Ariel, which ran a nice welcome-to-the-machine piece describing my new role. Here’s how the full thing looked. Birtspeak 2.0 it may have been, but I was only unhappy with […]

BeeBCamp – what happened?

My hasty notes from today’s event 10:00am – Philip Trippenbach: introductions Philip introduces the format of the day. The default is for sessions to be on the record (i.e. externally bloggable) though participants are free to go off the record when and if they want to (in practice, this happened very infrequently during the day). […]


I was fortunate enough to be given a tour of the BBC Cardiff set today. Dr Who, Torchwood, Sarah Jane… brilliant! Generally my camera was firmly switched off (there’s a big agreement on the way in about not taking photos or video, to avoid revealing spoilers) but I was told it was OK to take […]