I took a few pictures, although I was a bit limited by not having a lens particularly suitable for indoor work. I’ve since resolved that by grabbing a 35mm prime lens and I’m looking forward to trying it out properly!
This meant doing a large amount of research and showing this in the speech but at the same time making the speech interesting and easy to digest! I enjoyed giving the speech and am happy that it was well received. It was great to have some fellow Bletchley Park fans in the audience!
I am particularly happy with how the humour (some of it quite impromptu) went down but, as ever, there are things that I need to work on:
PACING – I’m at it again! Pacing for ‘no reason’ at some points. Looking at it again, this is sometimes when I am thinking about what is coming next in the speech. A bad habit.
SPEED / TOO MUCH CONTENT? – There was a lot in this speech and the official time was dead-on seven minutes. Some of it does come across as a little rushed but that may partly be due to me being so enthusiastic on the subject matter. Less is more?
My next speech will be an entry for the International Speech Contest. No pressure then…