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The 22 – a new collaborative radio studio in Edinburgh

April 2, 2013 by


Over the last few weeks something very exciting has been taking shape in Argyle House, a giant former government building in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. In this unusual building, a group of independent producers, community radio makers, retired broadcasters, poets, sound artists, freelance journalists, writers and podcasters have come together to work on a […]

Timelapse Project on the Edinburgh Innertube

February 12, 2013 by


I recently began a new project to gather timelapse films of the city’s many off-road cycle routes for the Edinburgh Innertube Map project. So far I’ve mainly been shooting shots of rush-hour traffic at dusk on the Union Canal, which is close to where I live. I’m been making a lot of mistakes, but also […]

Nengage video – free social media training for community groups

August 13, 2012 by


In a couple of weeks I and blogger/broadcaster Emily Dodd will be starting Nengage, a new social media project which offers free training to community groups, local citizens and activists in how to use social media and online tools. The series of six sessions are being funded by the North Edinburgh News, the community newspaper […]

BBC Culture Cafe – a look at the new Edinburgh Scultpure Workshop

July 4, 2012 by


Last week I had the chance to revisit Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop in north Edinburgh, and to see the new building that is now their home. I was there to do a recording for BBC Radio Scotland’s Culture Café show – you can hear the piece on Iplayer by following this link.  The new building, which […]

The Forest – ten days to raise £100,000

August 21, 2011 by


  With ten days to go before they must vacate 3 Bristo Place, and the Forest is having one last has decided to try to raise the money to buy the building – or at least enough to put down a deposit. I’ve spent the morning interviewing and recording Rachel McCrum, who at this moment […]

Can you spot the Innertube Map ambassadors on twitter?

May 13, 2011 by


You may have noticed Innertube Map logos popping up a bit more frequently on twitter recently. That’s because our eleven trained ambassadors have now all been given the logo to wear on their personal accounts! So, from now on you should easily be able to identify them, to ask questions about the routes, and suggest […]

Paid training opportunity for an Edinbuzz Surgeon

May 12, 2011 by


Pilton Community Health Project would like to commission one of our social media surgeons for a tailored training session on Facebook. They are already have a Facebook page, but they have lots of questions about how to use it more effectively, and some specific concerns about privacy, and how to administer it. They are looking […]