A New Adventure

The Home Straight

 

finish

March 16, 2016

There has been a long gap since I last wrote any updates. Without going into too much detail here, I had to break off from this assignment for a while. I have been busy behind the scenes and normal service has been resumed.

The travel feature on Antarctica makes for an unusual holiday, definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It is something for the traveller who wants to push boundaries and encounter an extreme travel adventure. As I wanted to use photographs of the aircraft and Union Glacier camp, I sent an email to Leslie Wicks, the Marketing director of Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions (ALE). She very kindly sent me the images I wanted to include in my piece and asked that I give credit to the photographer/ALE. It is important to respect copyright laws. It’s not just courteous, it’s the law. I think that my feature would be suitable for publication in Sidetracked Magazine, an adventure travel brand interested in breath-taking adventures, or Wanderlust, who focus on special interest travel to off-the-beaten-track destinations.

The crime feature has evolved into a comment piece as the informal tone was more suitable to convey my own experiences over time. I wanted to draw attention to the whole scale of cyber-crime and include some facts and figures but I didn’t want it to be too dry or dull. I also didn’t want this to be a lecture on how to use the internet, more of an awareness piece. So I focussed on a couple of examples of scamming and hacking using recent media articles for reference and some mind-blowing statistics of the extent and cost of cyber-crime. The targeted publications for this piece would be the Huffington Post Tech Section, which has a more casual style of writing and would be useful for promoting my specialism online. I think the Daily Express Comment Section has a quite relaxed tone while still being informative. A traditional newspaper with an online version will be appropriate for the age demographic I would like to access.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Dr. Eric Perry, PhD

Psychology to Motivate | Inspire | Uplift

Grace Bayley

Freelance Journalist

Dnmufc's Blog

Dave's musings

Emily Talks

Falmouth University undergraduate Emily talks fashion, culture and lifestyle.

The Hollingsworth Post

Just another avocado-munching, overpriced coffee sipping millennial in the midst of a quarter-life crisis

fellowconcernedcommuter

The Chronicles of a,.................

FXU blog

Discuss and debate

Go Jules Go

Writer. Blogger. Chipmunk enthusiast.

The Official How To Blog

The official site of how to-ing.

White Elephant in the Room

random insight from an unwanted houseguest

THE SURFING PIZZA

essays, nostalgia, humor, and weirdness

Sass & Balderdash

Always tongue in cheek, often egg on face.

Abby Has Issues

I have issues. So do you.

KENNETH AUTHOR

this blog is under 550 calories

Mostly Bright Ideas

Some of these thoughts may make sense. But don't count on it.

Post it Notes from my Idiot Boss

delivered directly to my computer monitor on an all too regular basis...

Jon Negroni

Books, Theories, Pixar News

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

%d bloggers like this: