An introduction

Hi all,

A note by way of introduction…

I'm a BBC journalist and blogger (, based in

Just over a year ago I was injured in a landmine accident in Iraq
(read the story at and follow
the links back). Since then I've been blogging — through text,
audio and video — my recovery and return to work as a world
news producer.

Jay invited me to join this group and I'm interested to learn from
your vlogging work. I've experimented with vlogs from places such as
Iran and
Cambodia — there's an index of them at

As of next week I'll be blogging and vlogging from the Olympics in

For the record I use a Sony PD150 and Panasonic NV-EX21 and edit
with Adobe Premiere 7.