Posts about Work

Funky Kitchen Club

Funky Kitchen Club is a Swiss television series, produced in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland by Mountain Multi Media in association with ProSieben Switzerland.

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One of those laptop shots

A work colleague, backlit by the sun coming in through the window, flash laid on keyboard and bounced from laptop screen at 1/8 power to give f 2.8 at ISO 100. Fill-in flash from camera right at 1/1 power (losing 2 stops due to diffusion). And a little bit of dark vignette added during post-processing […]

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Farm cat

An outtake photo from this afternoon’s shoot at a beautiful, traditional Emmental farm.

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Somesso Corporate Social Media Conference, Zurich

As part of the Burson-Marsteller Crossmedia team, I have been working closely with the organizers of the first SOMESSO Corporate Social Media Conference which is taking place in Rüschlikon on Friday this week.

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Reviewing the review

I remember the last time I reviewed a screen design with colleagues. It was for a small, local client, who was overwhelmed by the big, modern, alien monster which is the internet.

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New beginnings

I began my new job with Burson Marsteller Switzerland today. This is how it went.

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Last Day in Brienz

Photos from my last day in Brienz after seven and a half years with Gossweiler Media AG are now online at Flickr.

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TFI Thursday

So this is what it feels like to be on a last day at work. Not much different from any day over the past few weeks, as I began winding down some time ago and I completed all the clearing out of desks, drawers and files last week. Today, it’s just finishing up bits and […]

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Into the end

In a day less than two weeks, I shall be leaving this office for the last time.

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Long Days on the rails

I received a letter from my new employer today, detailing the first weeks of my employment and lots of interesting sessions they have planned, from “getting to know you” time in the office in Bern to “an hour with the CEO” at the Zürich office. Starting on my first day, I have meetings and sessions […]

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Newspaper publishing in today’s online world

I joined a newspaper company in 2001 to help maintain and develop a newspaper CMS system, which the development manager began creating on his own in 1994. In the past seven years, we’ve brought in web browser interfaces, RSS feeds, AJAX data handling, online publishing tools which allow the output to be sent direct to […]

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Desk Memories

Photos of the desk at which I developed most of the websites produced by Mountain Multi Media in Brienz.

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Filming on Männlichen

I was asked at the end of last week by the director of a t.v. show to come along to Männlichen, above Grindelwald, and take stills from behind the camera.

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Keeping abreast

What is important to me, as a web user, programmer and community member, is the ability to access information both online and offline. I have long used the internet as a means of keeping in touch and keeping up to date, whether through reading British and American newspapers, writing email, using Skype to talk with […]

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Izzy Wizzy

Things are tremendously busy, as you can probably imagine by the lack of updates here. Work projects are stacked up one against the other, the boss is continually bringing in new things to be done on the spur of the moment (like a ten minute presentation later this morning to the Head of Programmes for […]

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