Category Archives: DailyCreate

If I had three wishes

I set the Daily Create today, without having anything particular in mind when I did it. So if I had three wishes, what would they be? Obviously an end to this neo-liberal capitalist nightmare of wars, poverty and corruption. But, … Continue reading

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Rain

There’s a poem by Spike Milligan I’ve always loved, and I think of it often living here in rainy Glasgow: There are holes in the sky Where the rain gets in But they’re ever so small That’s why the rain … Continue reading

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The best decision I ever made

I had a training course off campus today, so all week I’ve been planning to use this as an opportunity to respond to Kim’s weekly photo challenge and take photos of the path I chose to walk along. As a bonus … Continue reading

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Mud, glorious mud

My dad used to Love Flanders and Swann – so much so that we had a song book for piano – and as a wilful child I used to play their songs rather than practice my set tunes. So when … Continue reading

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What would you save from a digital fire?

Wow, what a good question. Today’s Daily Create asks: The internet is on fire: What digital personal effects would you save? Kevin’s story gave me pause for thought – as he suggests, I wouldn’t have time to log into everything. … Continue reading

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Frog Song

Rushing to do the daily create today in between marking and cooking tea, as it’s one I suggested and I think it’s fun! My family and friends will know of my lifelong love of frogs, so here is a very … Continue reading

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Year of the Frog

At last it was the year of the frog. Frogina McFrog checked her fancy timepiece (1). “Cover my back” she said to the other reptiles (2) “I’m off”. After a drink or two she felt very emotional (3). “I can go … Continue reading

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Dream Team

Yesterday’s Daily Create asked us build our dream team of five. Meh, no inspiration for that – so here’s Deleuze’s five from ATP: Yet much of positive value came of Deleuze’s flirtation with the greats. He discovered an orphan line of … Continue reading

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Why I write

The Daily Create today asks for us to answer the question “Why I write”. So why do I write? I write because I am angry, I write because I am sad, I write to get my thoughts clear in my … Continue reading

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Celebrate the season

It’s a beautiful sunny day here in Glasgow today, so Niall and I were delighted to see that today’s Daily Create urged us to get outside and take photos of our surroundings. At the moment our pathways are carpeted with … Continue reading

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