Pete Mella's writing portfolio

Stuff I've written. All my opinions are my own, not those of any current or former employers.

The Graveyard Band EP (review)

“Due to the infernal machinations of one very big, banjo-toting band at the moment, “alternative folk” is a genre this reviewer approaches with some trepidation…”

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February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birding – A Secret World Of Little Dramas

“My name’s Pete and I’m a birdwatcher.

It’s funny how much that sounds like a confession, even though in reality I’ve just admitted to being involved in one of the most fascinating and exhilarating hobbies there is.”

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birds in the Sheffield Area 2011

I contributed the “Waxwings – Dunnock” section of the Sheffield Bird Study Group’s 2011 annual report.

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Purgatory Players – Deserts (review)

“Sheffield’s brimming with some rather scarily good songwriting talent at the moment, and The Purgatory Players are up there with the best of them.”

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

A-Z of Free Online Stuff – Go!Animate

“Go!Animate is a great tool for creating online animations quickly and easily. You get a range of characters and situations, and can really let your imagination run riot.”

November 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Some ideas for George Osborne

“Today George Osborne laid out his idea for a fantastic new venture – workers relinquishing their employment rights in exchange for company shares.”

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

A-Z of Free Online Stuff – Flickr Commons

“Flickr probably doesn’t need a great amount of introduction – it’s one of the first ports of call for many for both image-hosting, and finding Creative Commons material. However one part of the site may not be so well-known to everyone…”

September 8, 2012 · Leave a comment