Author Archives: NomadWarMachine

Spring

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Permission to have fun

I was told this week that we’re only meant to be dong work that is essential. Now, if this is true, then I know that it’s being said for good reasons – that our senior management are saying this out … Continue reading

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What would Wittgenstein think of remix?

We were playing a game at the weekend, which Kevin started. We answered by making an acrostic of the word we guessed until we got it right Then Wendy put her twist on it. Different game, different rules. Obviously related … Continue reading

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Tying it all together

Nearly there. This week I spoke to my supervisor and my Graduate School and I have sent off my “intention to submit” by March 31st 2021. It’s almost done- I just need to finish the final chapters and give it … Continue reading

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Hamish the Tour Guide

Yesterday, as part of the SocMedHE20 conference, we ran a competition to guess where Hamish the Cow was. Hamish was originally knitted by me back in the old world of social contact, before we realised we’d have to run this … Continue reading

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Learning as Performance

Today I gave a presentation for the #SocMedHE20 conference, which was on the theme of “Using social media to build community, care and compassion” . It was a conference with a difference as it was all online – presenters were … Continue reading

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November Haiku

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October

The months go so quickly at the moment, but my photos remind me of what we’ve been doing. Mugdock continues to be a joy – harder now the nights are drawing in, but walks in the later afternoon help to … Continue reading

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September in Scotland

I can’ t believe how quickly this month has flown. Uni’s back (though most of us never went away), autumn is here, the nights are drawing in. We’ve been driving out for walks when we can, always with cameras slung … Continue reading

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Herons

Herons are beautiful birds. So big -huge wings and very distinctive in flight. When on the ground they often blend into the background, but here are some pictures I’ve taken this month. This one down at Victoria Park: Victoria Park … Continue reading

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