Down with the Backing Tracks!

By Richard McNeil I recently attended a music festival in Nova Scotia called Evolve that last year won the “Best music festival in Canada” award–I know what you’re thinking and yes, that award really exists. Amongst the sea of drunkards and topless women I staggered my way to a stage and saw some music. I … Continue reading

Joe Barnes: FHM Editor

“I’d say if you’re really, really serious about getting a job in Journalism, unfortunately you are going to have to move away from the seaside”. This sad advice given by FHM Editor, Joe Barnes came today in a lecture, following his rise from being a former student at University College Falmouth (UCF). Barnes graduated from … Continue reading

A Strangers Birthday Party

So today was a slightly strange day. My two friends and I were wandering along when a young woman stopped us. “Hey, are you guys busy right now?” The woman exclaimed as I and my friends decided to hear more. This lady went on to explain that it was her friend’s birthday party and we … Continue reading

Donal Doherty – International Wedding Photographer: Love is Alive and Kicking

Love is “alive and kicking” according to international wedding photographer – Donal Doherty. Doherty isn’t your typical wedding photographer and his story isn’t a common one. Based in Londonderry, Ireland, Doherty was originally a man of business. He had just been short-listed as Entrepreneur of the Year, running both a modelling and public relations marketing agency … Continue reading

Donal Doherty: A Professional Insight Into Photography

Recently international wedding photographer Donal Doherty agreed to give an insight into his own photographic procedure. Below you will find Doherty’ exclusive tips for all photographers. holdupnow: Digital or film – which do you prefer and why? Donal Doherty: I have always used digital, apart from once in my City and Guilds course when I had … Continue reading

McDonald’s Now Serving U18s

So, it’s been and gone. The 21st of March was supposedly going to mark the date in which under 18s were not allowed to purchase McDonald’s. Was I right to assume that this was nothing more than a silly rumour and to write a post outlining this fact? Yes, I think I was very right … Continue reading