Author Archives: NomadWarMachine

The Future of Learning

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.” Dewey, Democracy and Education. I’ve been thinking a lot about resilience recently. Not as the ability … Continue reading

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Good enough

I was asked this week how I write. Quickly, I said – in odd moments snatched whenever I can find them. I try not to think too much about what I’m writing – I scribble words on scraps of paper, … Continue reading

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National Unicorn Day

Today is National Unicorn Day. Yes, really. Some of you might know that the unicorn’s Scotland’s national animal. And in these dark, uncertain days, I think we need a miracle to see us out of Brexit, out of te UK, … Continue reading

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Web Ring

Some #clmooc folk were sad that G+ died recently. I can understand that – while I always struggled to navigate there, others had made it their home. Greg offered a solution – a web ring and a planet – are … Continue reading

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Phew

I’m patting myself on the back Tentatively Today I submitted my draft findings For the last month I have been too busy writing about my affinity space to play in my affinity space Now I have time to breathe Hurrah

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Making time

However busy I am, I try to make time for two daily rituals – one the DS106 Daily Create, a daily challenge open to anyone to participate as they wish, the other a Daily Doodle prompt I’ve been following for … Continue reading

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Onnotation

I see everybody’s annotation. I applaud Terry’s innotation. Here I raise you all with my onnotation. How I did this: Screen capped Terry’s post and saved it to my PC Drew a canary bird and scanned it to my PC … Continue reading

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A picture is worth 1000 words

If a picture is worth 1000 words, I reckon I am giving you 150 words worth in the above image. How I did this: Opened GIMP and found an image I liked from my files. Used Filters – Render – … Continue reading

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Word limits

Busy days – holidays ending, a conference to prepare for. Not enough space to write. Still, I watch the conversations from the sidelines. Words constrain, words are constrained. How many words are pictures worth? Nick’s post inspires me. I try … Continue reading

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Rule of thirds

I took the photo in the middle of this image yesterday and used it as inspiration for my daily doodle. Such beautiful flowers, fading so fast as we are home all day with the heating on at the moment. Today … Continue reading

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