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Tony Whitmore: Paul Spragg

Planet Ubuntu - Mon, 2014-05-12 17:30

I was very sorry to hear on Friday that Paul Spragg had passed away suddenly. Paul was an essential part of Big Finish, working tirelessly behind the scenes to make everything keep ticking over. I had the pleasure of meeting him on a number of occasions. I first met him at the recording for Dark Eyes 2. It was my first engagement for Big Finish and I was unsure of what to expect and generally feeling a little nervous. Paul was friendly right from the start and helped me get set up and ready. He even acted as my test subject as I was setting up my dramatic side lights, which is where the photo below comes from. It’s just a snap really, but it’s Paul.

He was always friendly and approachable, and we had a few chats when I was in the studio at other recording sessions. We played tag on the spare room at the studios, which is where interviews are done as well as being a makeshift photography studio. It was always great to bump into him at other events too.

Thanks to his presence on the Big Finish podcast Paul’s voice will be familiar to thousands. His west country accent and catchphrases like “fo-ward” made him popular with podcast listeners, to the extent that there were demands that he travel to conventions to meet them!

My thoughts and condolences go to his family, friends and everyone at Big Finish.

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Sergio Meneses: El Material Grafico Oficial de la Ubucon LatinAmerica 2014 Ya Disponible!

Planet Ubuntu - Mon, 2014-05-12 14:30

Saludos compañeros!

El comité organizador de la UbuconLatinoAmerica en su edición 2014 y la comunidad de Ubuntu Colombia, se complace de presentar finalmente el material gráfico para esta edición.

Se pueden descargar desde aquí o en su tamaño completo en la wiki oficial.

Agradecemos especialmente al diseñador William Lázaro por tan magnifico trabajo!

Por ultimo recordarles que si tienen algun comentario y/o sugerencia, Se puede contactar la organizacion mediante el mail: info@ubuconla.org


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