A DTD for Life Redux

Around 5 years ago I began working intensively with XML and XSLT at the company I was then working for. My main task was to write XSLT stylesheets to turn book and journal XML into online products so that anyone in the world could access them via the internet (providing they had a subscription for […]

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I wonder what would happen if…

…you developed colour film in black and white chemicals? Well, you get a negative of sorts. Having just shot a whole roll of 200 ASA film in a camera set to 400 ASA, I got a bit concerned about sending it off to a lab who were not going to realise what I'd done and […]

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Kodak Verichrome

The other day I got an Agfa Click for £1 This was cool enough in itself, as it’s not only a great vintage medium format plastic camera, but I also have the sister model the Agfa Clack. The Clack takes 8 shots on a 120 film and the Click takes 12. But even cooler was […]

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Gig review: Double G and the Traitorous Three

Kilburn Luminaire, February 5th 2006 The operative phrase here is “never say never”. I’ve been a major fan of Scritti Politti since Wood Beez hit the charts in the mid-80’s, and always knew of them as a studio entity; this was a “group”, with a constant member in Green Gartside, who made exceptionally deluxe music […]

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