Category Archives: DS106

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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Cargo Cults

Arthur C. Clarke’s Third Law states that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. I think that’s probably true of many things and not just limited to technology – that many things that others do look like magic from the outside. … 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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I am Creatorist

My June 2017 30-Day The Daily Create Challenge Art Phew – done. 30 daily creates in 30 days (well, nearly – I actually did yesterday’s this morning). June 1st • #tdc1970 • My Creativity Is Bigger Than Your Muscles • My … Continue reading

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Changeling cats

I was going to do something clever for this Daily Create, but as I was working it out I looked around and saw both cats posed perfectly in my study. So I grabbed my camera and quickly took these photos … Continue reading

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Funny Fallacies

I know clever and funny people. Today’s Daily Create asked us to illustrate our favourite fallacy.  I chose this – note my use of Wikipedia as a source: And got the following two responses: Take 2! #tdc1980 #30daytdc Fallicious Follies!! **sigh** … Continue reading

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