Saturday 25th October 2014,

Video: Natalie Phillips – Silent Tears


Thought I’d share this with you. About ten days ago, Natalie Phillips came into work to record a couple of songs. On this particular day, I in particular, was faced with a challenge. This had to be a very quick session. Natalie was coming in for 2 and I had [...]

August 24, 2014 Vanessa audio 0

Not For Sale // There’s always more that needs to be done to the Modern Slavery Bill


So the Modern Slavery Bill is currently going through Parliament, earlier in the year we made a video to highlight what issues / changes need to be made to the bill. Now, that the Bill is actually going through Parliament we decided we need to highlight the cause again. This [...]

July 20, 2014 Vanessa audio 0

Culture Café is relaunched as a podcast


Remember way back when I used to have a radio show called Culture Café ? It was a music arts and culture show which started life on DCUfm. It later moved home to be broadcast on RTÉ 2XM and occasionally on RTÉ 2fm. Well, when I moved to London, I [...]

July 4, 2014 Vanessa audio 0

‘Reputations’ in the Press

Roger Bolton

At work in Premier, I’ve been working on a couple of radio series, the second of which is Reputations. The show, as with Holy Places, is presented by Roger Bolton and features six episodes.It was produced by Caroline Donne who is also a producer on BBC 4’s Woman’s Hour. Reputations [...]

June 2, 2014 Vanessa broadcast, Radio 0



Well, that’s what I like to call it. Part of my job has evolved into coming up with some musical accompaniment for some videos we make at work, so I decided I’d share these with you. What so I have to put them together? Garageband, pure and simple. I don’t [...]

May 25, 2014 Vanessa broadcast 0