Category Archives: Filming While Driving

It may not be legal, but it’s safer than it looks. And it means you see a moving tapestry which is hopefully of interest and differnet to what you might get on other channels. A with the filming while walking category, this is often accompanied by commentary in the form of a monologue or a group interaction if there are more people in the car.

A drive along the Vistula reservoir


Original YT playout date: 13 May 2009
Duration: 36:27

Between Wloclawek and Plock the Vistula broadens. We ride the road you can see on the map to the south of this lake. I keep up the usual running commentary.
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Musings from the road at sunset


Original YT playout date: 1 May 2009
Duration: 8:06

Featuring thoughts on applying the GoldList Method to the learning of poety, a presentation of Wordsworth’s “”Daffodils”” and whether man’s release of chemicals into the sky has affected the natural world much or not.

You might say “”why get sidetracked onto daffodils when there aren’t any there?””. Ah, but that’s precisely the *point* of the poem, isn’t it?
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It’s OK for Krapkowice!


Original YT playout date: 30 April 2009
Duration: 46:49

Riding through the countryside of the Opole region in Poland, we take a tongue-in-cheek look at the principles of taxonomy (the scientific names of animals and plants) and then visit a place with the inauspicious name of Krapkowice…
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Drizzly Drive in Wielkopolska


 

Original YT playout date: 24 April 2009
Duration: 21:23

Just a bit of footage from the road. We drive through Szamotuly, past the cultured gentleman clearing his nose into midair by the road crossing, and on to the old part, and then past the Bolix factory. But never mind that, there’s some nice country driving afterwards.
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“Steppe” ing out of Town (Ukraine series #5/10)


Original YT playout date: 30 March 2009
Duration: 13:55

We leave Lviv for the day to travel towards the heartland of the rural area of West Ukraine.
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Driving in the Heart of Lviv (Ukraine series #3/10)


Original YT playout date: 26 March 2009
Duration: 20:40

We are escorted through the back passages of this once leading East European city, and can marvel at the glorious past of the place still shining through, despite its secondary position today.
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Entering Leopolis – the City of Lions (Ukraine Series #2/10)


Original YT playout date: 25 March 2009
Duration: 31:37

In the second part of my Ukrainian series you’ll see one of what for me is one of the more interesting films, where we drive my car into Lwow, western Ukraine. The last 16 kms of the journey into Lwow is unbroken footage, showing the foothills of the Carpathians or Roztochia, and the uglyish northern suburbs to the fine city.
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Driving to the Ukraine (Ukraine series #1/10)


Original YT playout date: 22 March 2009
Duration: 30:09

This is part one of the Ukraine series – the only Ukrainian series I’ve made so far as I haven’t been for 10 years and I did not use to take footage in those days – many good business trips went to waste! We have a meal in Krasnystaw, stay the night in Tomaszow Lubelski, cross as Hrybenne and go via Rava Rus’ka towards Lviv
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Warsaw Winter Morning Drives


Original YT playout date: 14 March 2009
Duration: 15:01

I just felt like getting the camera out recently in some bright Winter mornings.
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Sika deer in Ashridge


Original YT playout date: 10 February 2009
Duration: 39:12

“I can’t belive you you film this, let alone make other people watch it afterwards, REDICULOUS!” wrote one commentator. Nevertheless, I am enjoying watching it afterwards, as it has my parents on and little Sophie’s voice, which otherwise would be lost for ever as my parents are gone, zichro baruch, Sophie hi gdolah achshav, and this will never happen again. So even if someone doesn’t like it, I don’t really care too much. I like it. Yeah, it’s a pity that the video cam is blurred, but that’s what I had. Some people see the world like that anyway, because they don’t realise that they need glasses. Just as some commentators comment like that because they don’t realise they need more brains.
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Drive through Warsaw on a Saturday Afternoon in Winter


Original YT playout date: 3 February 2009
Duration: 19:37

From Praga Polnoc to Ochota just to see a bit of Warsaw.
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Ride from the North in the Cold


Original YT playout date: 22 January 2009
Duration: Such a pity the Tokaj is not there any more!

A return from Gdansk in -16 to -18 centigrade. The Tokaj motel is strongly recommended. The air was very crisp today and thanks to Piotr for good driving.
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