Paul Howson’s Website

BLOGBuilding a Better Structured Editor

An ongoing account of my efforts to design and build a new kind of structured document editor. This project is being written in MacRuby, after originally being written in RealBasic circa 2003.

Recent Posts:

  1. A Closer Look at Document Structuring Paul Howson 19-Nov-2012
  2. Preparing Text for Publication is Different from Authoring — and Needs Special Tools Paul Howson 18-Sep-2012
  3. A Conversation with Fredrik, a Document Engineer from the Netherlands Paul Howson 31-Jul-2012

BLOGDesign and Publishing Notebook

A blog about my experiences in design and publishing, which started in the era of manual pasteup and have covered all kinds of technologies since then.

Recent Posts:

  1. Using TEX for Scripted Generation of Beautiful Documents Paul Howson 07-Aug-2014
  2. Using Font Events to Refine Font Parameters When a Web Font is Not Available Paul Howson 08-May-2014
  3. The Need for Competition to Adobe Paul Howson 10-May-2013

BLOGA Film Restoration Diary

A journal of my experiences in the restoration of some early Australian childrens’ television productions from film and onto DVD, with the aim of extracting the best possible quality from the films in the process.

Recent Posts:

  1. Telecine — Initial Experiments and the Spirit Datacine Paul Howson 09-Sep-2014
  2. About the GTV9 Film Recording System Circa 1960 Paul Howson 21-Aug-2014
  3. Compiling a List of Films and Their Condition Paul Howson 31-Jul-2014

BLOGProjector Workbench

A journal of my step-by-step restoration of a 60 year old Pathé Marignon 9.5mm film projector. (hosted at blogger.com)

BLOGDenzil Howson Archive

Denzil Howson (1918–2005) was an accomplished actor, writer, director and producer in television, radio, film and theatre in Australia. His professional career spanned over 60 years starting in radio in the late 1930s. In 1956 he joined GTV9 in Melbourne and played a leading role in the pioneering years of Australian television. This website contains some of Denzil’s photos, films, audio and writings, as well as tributes and stories from family and friends.

Recent Blog Posts:

  1. A Brief Visit to the Former GTV9 Studios Paul Howson 17-Nov-2014
  2. Two Brief Transport Documentaries, London, 1952 Paul Howson 10-Sep-2014
  3. Interviews with Googie Withers and John McCallum, London, 1952 Paul Howson 08-Aug-2014