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Top of the World – For Elena on 8th March

Original playout date: 26 August 2007
Duration: 3:01

I sing the Carpenters’ classic. This technique of fading photos in and out is not as easy as it looks on Windows Movie Maker, and this is the first time I’ve used the technique.
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That song’s never gonna be the same again!

Playout date: 23 May 2007
Duration: 3:01

Now that they are not with us any longer, not just the song but also this film is never gonna be the same again. It is extremely difficult even to rewatch my mother on this, another dimension to just looking at a photo. Seriously you need to get a lot of video of loved ones in case you lose them, but don’t expect to have the strength to watch it often.
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Huliganov rants at Borat

Playout date: 26 October 2006
Camera: Logitech Webcam
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Office Jazdow 8a
Other people featured: None
Genre: Hulirant
Music used: Yesterday once more” by the Carpenters – karaoke track
Languages used: English
Animals featured: Fish behind, mainly Ameca splendens

How dare this Sacha Baron Cohen person pretend to be a Kazakhstanian when he is really an English person all along? It is shocking.  Such was the basic idea of this little film, and of course my regular viewers immediately got the irony.  But spare a thought for the casual commentator, who took it all on face value and some of the resulting comments are hilarious! Click on the video box to see them back in YouTube land…

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