Category Archives: DS106

Lentil and Tomato Soup

A cloudy holiday Monday makes a perfect opportunity to play around a bit more with Lumen 5 – and today’s Daily Create is ideal. I love Rose Elliot’s recipes – I’ve been using them since my granny gave me a copy … Continue reading

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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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CogDogVidBlog

Recently Terry introduced me to Lumen 5, a neat free tool that lets you make videos out of blog posts. He’s done  a few, and blogged about it again today. I still had Alan’s latest post open in my browser, … 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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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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