Flame Festival: Reflections on #paratorch #citizenrelay

Yesterday marked the Paralympic Flame in Scotland, with visits to Edinburgh and Glasgow where celebrations were in place. This post is a quick reflection on my experience in Glasgow, which was a huge contrast to all the previous experiences on the Olympic Torch Relay with the #citizenrelay project.   Glasgow's celebrations had taken place from 12-4pm at the Tramway and Hidden Gardens, it was a very quiet affair and ...

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Paralympic Flame Festival #citizenrelay #photography

Sunday 26th August, 2012 marked the Paralympic Flame being in Scotland, the flame lit a cauldron in Edinburgh and then was transported to Glasgow for the Paralympic Flame Festival which welcomed the flame to performances by various dance and musical groups.   Escorting the flame to Glasgow were flame ambassadors, Maggie McEleny MBE and Jodie Taylor. (more…)

Leaving Limbo Landing #london2012festival

Images taken from Edinburgh's performance of Leaving Limbo Landing by Caroline Bowditch, delivered as part of London 2012 festival. More about the performance can be found here. (more…)

Operating as a citizen journalist during the London2012 Olympic Games

During the final weekend of London 2012, I was operating in London as a citizen journalist. For the past year and half I have been following the impact of London 2012 in Scotland through my work with #citizenrelay (Scotalnd) and #media2012 (UK-wide). Previous entries can be found here. This summer, I have followed the Olympic Flame around Scotland with #citizenrelay, worked as a citizen journalist from London thanks to Somewhereto_ and attended ...

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London 2012 #photography

Last Week I spent a few days in London during the games, whist there I was working from the London Media Centre and attended a few London 2012 events and exhibition, below are some of the images taken, more will be added shortly. For more about my London experience, you can read it here. (more…)

In Pictures: Glasgow 2014 Parade

Earlier today, as part of Glasgow's Lord Provost's parade, Glasgow 2014 had a significant presence because in two days time it will mark two years until the Commonwealth Games begin in the city.  (more…)

#ICSEMIS2012; Day 02 (20th July, 2012)

Brief summary of social media activity during the second day of the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), taking place in Glasgow from 19th-24th July, 2012.

#ICSEMIS2012; Day 01 (19th July, 2012)

Brief summary of social media activity during the first day of the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), taking place in Glasgow from 19th-24th July, 2012.

Interviewed on @duncanrigradio about #citizenrelay

Yesterday, Jennifer Jones and I were interviewed by one of our #citizenrelay media partners, Duncanrig Radio. Great to meet more of the students who help run the station as well as giving a  lesson to a media studies class.   Interview with Citizen Relay's, Jennifer Jones and Cameron King by Radioduncanrig on Mixcloud

.@officialcamglen’s live torch relay coverage #citizenrelay

You can now listen again to Camglen Radio's live coverage of the torch relay passing through Rutherglen on the 8th June, 2012. Speakers include local politicians and the Lord Provost, I even make my first on air appearance after nearly two years! The programme was aired with our partners, Duncanrig Radio.   Camglen Radio - Torch relay coverage - Fri 8th June 2012 by Camglen Radio on Mixcloud