Category Archives: DailyCreate

Academibot

Today’s Daily Create was inspired by a TED talk I watched the other day. Here’s my take on a useful robot 🙂 *Disclaimer – my job is really not this bad

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Bootstrap

Today I started to learn bootstrap, thanks to a conversation with somebody who thought I was more competent than I think I am. So far all I have learnt is the basics, like how to add background colours, and how … Continue reading

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N+7 Poem

Today’s Daily Create challenge is to: Write a poem using the N+7 form, conceived of by the French poets of the Oulipo movement. Choose a text, such as Elizabeth Bishop’s “One Art,” and replace each noun in that text with the noun occurring … Continue reading

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One Trick Pony

I always feel the pressure is on a bit when it’s a Daily Create that I suggested – you’d think I’d have an idea about what to create when I submitted it, but I rarely do. So today, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Zapp Map

Imagine you’d be making a trip of more than 15 years long. Get your babies on the way, each in a different continent. And do all that driving a 90 year old car. TDC2187 If I had the time, I’d … Continue reading

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Hope

Twitter gets a lot of bad press, for many reasons. But, for me, it’s a place I find like-minded friends who are generous, caring and creative. So today’s #DecDoodle is a Twitter dove with an olive branch – symbolising my … Continue reading

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Why I write

I write because I’m happy I write because I’m angry I write because I’m sad I write because I care I write because I can I write because I can’t not I write because I’m human I write because I write

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From Scotland with love

This week hurricane Ophelia hit the UK. Well, I say hit, but it was really more of a tickle in Glasgow – wet and windy, but no worse than the usual Autumn storms. And as I reflected on today’s Daily … Continue reading

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Pepper pot

If Niall was designing a pepper grinder for the first time, he’s make it BIIIIIG! Niall likes food with his pepper 😉 Here’s a representation of the size he’d likely choose, with the Dalek representing Niall.

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Independence Day

Last year the place I work was restructured and my post as a learning technologist was made redundant. However, there was a post in the new structure with more responsibility and more money, which I applied for. So since January … Continue reading

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