themedianet Coordinator, Paul Arnold, tries to get a sense of perspective. ‘Which box do the wine glasses go in?’ asked my wife, Pippa. ‘That one, there’ I replied, somewhat unhelpfully pointing at a pile of four boxes. ‘Which one?’ she persisted. ‘They’re labelled...

With the nights drawing in, Bruce Gulland is trying not to lose the plot. It probably doesn’t escape your notice each year that autumn is when the TV schedules bring out their biggest guns of the year in prime time drama. There’s fiction & fantasy, with...

Film-maker Brendon O'Loughlin looks at the responsibility that comes from our natural empathy. When I was 10 years old I wanted to be a Jedi Knight.  I had just come out of the cinema after watching Return of the Jedi - and as we travelled back to my home...

Getting beyond the broadsheets, with journalist James Hastings. I've been called many things, but this was a new, improved title. The envelope was addressed to James Hastings, Architecture Editor, The Daily Star. Now, the Star is a red top that certainly promotes heavenly structures, but more in the...

themedianet coordinator Paul Arnold reflects on the day of the London bombings, and the BBC film ‘A Song For Jenny’. 7th July, 2005. Ten years ago. I remember it very clearly. It was due to be an unusual day for me anyway. For one thing, the...

Bruce Gulland from Reach Beyond discusses sport and the spiritual. The action proper of course got underway today, but yesterday morning on 16 commercial radio stations around England, listeners heard a piece of audio that not only informed and entertained about the famous championships, but also...

Thursday July 16th, 7.15 pm ACanteen, 35 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 OND Join us to meet and chat with those interested in faith and media issues in Essex and beyond. We'll hear from broadcaster Tony Miles and themedianet Coordinator Paul Arnold. We'll also take a look...