Of Idiots and Sentimental Fanatics: I am alone

There is a loneliness that is felt beyond the deepest places of your person. A loneliness that plays tricks on your mind and leaves you wondering… guessing… imagining… It is a loneliness i have felt for days. It refuses to leave me. Let me be. Let me dream. Let me live in peace. Hi, i …

Of Idiots and Sentimental Fanatics: Introduction

I am Nigel. I live a complicated life. It is grouped according to specific classifications and codes to guide my decision making. I will be a very miserable old man if i end up with alzheimer’s. However, i love life and live it fully; often a little over the top. Like the time i decided …

Whirlwinds of Emotion

There is a joy beyond the smile A happiness beyond the cheer A peace beyond the silence A pleasure beyond the moan Unexplained, yet understood Elusive, yet ever present. It swells from a gulf of deep-seated denial Erupts from a place deeper than your core Bursts through a barrier of suppressed sentiment It consumes you. Wholly, Completely, Fully. …

Saving Rhydyfelin Library

When a public library is threatened with closure, a community in the Welsh town of Pontypridd rise up to fight for what is theirs. Saving Rhydyfelin Library chronicles the story of how a community can join hands to fight for what they believe in. A current affairs film i helped shoot and edit. One of …