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Start Your Story

I’m delighted to be joining a panel of world class professionals from the creative industries at the University of Bradford’s Start Your Story event at the British Film Institute on the Southbank on Monday 6 November. The event is designed to help and encourage students considering a career in film, television, visual effects, animation, games and […]

Crowd-funded media

I’m chairing a panel discussion about crowd-sourced funding at this year’s Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield. This is what session producer, Becky Palmer, says about subject: “In Commissioned by the crowd we will hear from four people who have put their ideas on Kickstarter and Indiegogo to get funding for them from the public. Some were more […]

Merry Christmas!

This will be my last post of the year: I’m looking forward to spending a few work-free days with my family over Christmas.  I hope that you will be having a break too. Play with Learning is one year old and I am delighted with how things have turned out over the last twelve months. […]

Hello world!

Sometimes in life, something happens that provides the kick you need. Today, Rob Wilmot and Chris Brogan gave me that kick. (Thank you both). I’ve been umming and ahhhing about a new blog for some time. My previous blog seemed to have run its course, describing the first few years of my little girl, Scarlett, […]