Author Archives: NomadWarMachine

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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St Andrew’s Day

Today is St Andrew’s Day, Scottish feast day of Andrew the Apostle. no day off for me, as although it’s a Bank Holiday, institutions are not obliged to honour it (boo!). The Daily Create today asks us to use an … Continue reading

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5 in 1 story

Grab the 5 nearest books around you. (Novels or textbooks, whatever story you’re wanting to make.) Create a story from the following: The first sentence on p. 1 of the first book.The seventh sentence on p. 5 of the second … Continue reading

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We’re tired of trees

We’re tired of trees. We should stop believing in trees, roots, and radicles. They’ve made us suffer too much. D&G A Thousand Plateaus. p 15 Of course I’m not really tired of trees – but here’s some from Mugdock that … Continue reading

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Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Lines of Thought for ALT21

Last week Wendy and I gave a presentation about the collaborative poem written for a DS106 Daily Create and some of the remixes that came from it. Here’s the recording and a link to the slides.

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