Author Archives: NomadWarMachine

Heidegger and Bricolage Part 2

In my earlier post I suggested that Heidegger thought of understanding as being an uncovering of meaning, and I further suggested that this is one of the things that we bricoleurs do when we mix and remix. In this post … Continue reading

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Heidegger and Bricolage, Part 1

I’ve been thinking about Heidegger recently. I know that some people find him problematic because of his links with the Nazi party, but I think that it is possible to bracket this off (phenomenological reference intended) and talk about his … Continue reading

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Another trip around the sun

This week was my birthday, so I used some AI to make myself a card. I also got some great presents, including these books: And this amazing pewter dinosaur badge.

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Spring at last

Two photos, taken a week apart, both of the same branch. Last week it was cold in the garden – bright, but not warm enough to sit and enjoy it. Today was a beautiful day – warm enough to sit … Continue reading

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Peace cards

I love this postcard project – the decision to make a round of postcards – in this case prompted by our CLMOOC Postcards for Peace popup; the choice of design – this time blue and yellow with sunflowers for Ukraine; … Continue reading

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JOMO

No early morning alarms, no dashing to the station No overcrowded trains, no soulless hotel rooms No buffet lunch tables, groaning with murdered animals, smelling of dead fish No late nights home: hungry, headachy, tired The joy of staying home, … Continue reading

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Time to Relax

This Christmas I’ve had a holiday. For (most of) the last three weeks I’ve not worried about work, or agonised about what I should be reading and writing. And as I relaxed, I realised that this is the first Xmas … Continue reading

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The DS106 Daily Create is 10 years old

So here’s 10 reasons why you should join us in the Daily Create Teacher owl says Daily Creates are better than apples You too can become a leader Anyone can be a Daily Create Influencer It’s free, and open to … Continue reading

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Happy Hogmanay

It’s been a year, let’s hope the next one is calmer. Here’s wishing you all happiness, peace and whatever you need for 2022. Thank you to all my friends, thank you for CLMOOC and DS106. Some of us have put … Continue reading

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ASCILITE 2021

Last month Wendy and I gave a presentation about the collaborative poem that happened as a result of a DS106 Daily Create. It was 9am Sydney time, making it early am for Wendy and late evening (10pm) for me, but … Continue reading

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