On this page you can find my sound work, for media, education and public events. Much of these productions have been for broadcast, as part of my previous incarnation as a radio producer/presenter.

"The Redroom - Bilingual/Bicultural
 Poetry, Prose and Song Nights"

  - January, 2012



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Engineered, Recorded and Mixed
by Glen
Bilingual/Bicultural Activity.
Background:
Every month, the expatriate community of Taipei get together and get down (on the floor) for a night of home-made entertainment, covering all manner of talent, abilities and skills.
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"The Wabi-Sabi Poetry Project"
 - September, 2011



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Concept, Recording and Direction
by Glen

ESL Resource.
Background: An ESL Resource for accent exposure and training... This project in ongoing - but unfortunately - has not been worked on for some years.  My aim is to get at least another 40 poems recorded, by people with a wide range of English accents... All poems and readings in the public domain, non-copyright or fair use/partial use permitted.
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"The Four Seasons of ESL:
 Teaching Language with Music"

 - March, 2011



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Created/Directed by Glen
Customs/Traditions/Culture.
Background:
English language learners from Taiwan's School system discover that learning can be both creative and fun.
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"Streets of Taipei: (PART 2)
 One Day in My Street"

 - Nov, 2010



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Soundscape: Produced by Glen
Tourism/Culture.
Background:
"One Day in My Street" contains 15 different recordings (or little sound captures), made over 24 hours (Glen stayed awake the entire time)... In fact, each little recording is more like an entirely different soundscape, with its own theme and ambience...
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"Ride Around The World"
 (unedited & edited versions)
 - July, 2009





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Story: Glen
Tourism/Culture.
Background:
Brother and sister Matthew and Bliss have traveled through dozens of countries together. They represent a new type of traveler, people who are not just adventurous, but are determined not to just 'do' the beaten track, as hawked by tour guides and agencies. In this intimate conversation, they not only offer tons of practical advice for the would-be 'around the world' cyclist, but dig deeper into what motivates them to travel together, and sometimes apart, as a brother and sister cycling team...
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"The Star Ferry:
 Causeway Bay to Kowloon"

 - June, 2009



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Soundscape: Produced by Glen
Tourism/Culture.
Background: One simply cannot get anymore Hong Kong than this. Since 1880, the Star Ferries have crossed the waters of this harbour and without doubt, are the most iconic image of this island city...
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"Streets of Taipei: (PART 1)
 The Buddha's Birthday"

 - June, 2009



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Soundscape: Produced by Glen
Tourism/Culture.
Background:
Recorded on the 'Buddha's Birthday' in May. But drums and bells for the Buddha are not the only things you will hear around the constant passing parade of floats and moving stages...
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"Traditional Hunting Guns"
 - February, 2009



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Narration/voice-acting by Glen

Customs/Traditions/Culture.
Background:
From December 2008 to February 2009 I did voice-work for 'TITV Weekly News', produced by government funded Taiwan Indigenous Television. The programme was an outreach to the English speaking community, from the 12 Indigenous groups of Taiwan. It was also broadcast on Taiwan's international channel. After six months, the programme was canceled due to funding problems.
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"Life Instructions"
 - September, 2008



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Story: Glen
Customs/Traditions/Culture.
Background:
"Life Instructions" can be found everywhere in Taiwan. Some might like to think of them more as rules or obligations... At their simplest, they exist to warn and put a little fear into people, if they don't stop talking loudly on their cell-phones... 
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"Beijing Police -
 Learn Olympic English"

 - May, 2005



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Story: Glen
Culture Exchange/Exhibitions.
Background:
I was lucky to arrange a world exclusive interview with the Beijing Olympic Police, before they were prohibited from talking to the media...
As you can hear, there are reasons why they were eventually stopped from talking. Chief among them, something called 'honesty'. This story also played on other broadcasters around the globe.
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"My First Swim"
 - June, 2005



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Reader: Joe Laverty.
Written by: Glen.
Memories/Western Culture.
Background:
How well do you remember your first swim? The first time you found that you could float on high water, instead of sinking to the bottom of the pool.  For many, their first swim was with the help of a parent...
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"Sushi Story"
 - April, 2005



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Story: Glen
Exchange/Multiculturalism/Retail.
Background: The likelihood of not one - but twelve sushi restaurants, scattered across the city, would have seemed impossible only twelve months ago.. Add to this, five manicure shops - jammed full of women getting their nails trimmed and lacquered...
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"Where Art Meets Technology"
 - July, 2005



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Story: Glen
Technology/Exhibitions.
Background:
A series of exhibitions under the banner of 'Fullscreen' started today - at the National Gallery of Australia... Six months of displays, talks and workshops will explore the relationship between art and technology.
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