A “normal” day. I cheated a bit with the blogs over the weekend as I used them as an opportunity to catch up on my monthly photo blogs which I have been hitherto weeks behind on. So that is one Continue reading November 8th
Catching up – on a roll! Started month in York – more pictures of The Cows. Fathers’ Day. Lots of forest walks, outside time and general family stuff. New job, LEaD made heroes, cleared my inbox, quiet London streets. Keep Continue reading June 2021 – in pictures
I recently blogged some ideas for online away days after a conversation with a friend. However, this got me thinking that collecting other tips together could be useful. And whilst I was blogging about online away days, I did start Continue reading Ideas for online meetings
Making coffee this morning, I heard an interview with Margaret Atwood about her new, upcoming book of poetry, Dearly. I have always loved Margaret Atwood. In fact, I’ve got a pile of her novels by my bed from the library Continue reading Three Desk Objects, Margaret Atwood
Like many people, I have been working from home since March. And yes, like many people we thought this was temporary and now in November we are still here. Probably to January at the very earliest and to be honest Continue reading Home office upgrade; changing working routines.
Moving on from my musings on social networking raising questions about the virtual spaces in which we meet students, I’ve now been to some sessions on learning analytics and learning design which have also raised interesting and semi-related topics.
Currently I am giving a keynote presentation at the 16th annual SEDA conference in Birmingham. In reality I am sitting at my desk, at home, in Islington, not even talking into a microphone because I recorded the whole thing about Continue reading Letting go
At the end of June, due to some complications with my twin pregnancy, I was suddenly signed off work, indefinitely. Scary health issues and related stress aside, I have found this whole experience pretty weird and difficult. I was 15 Continue reading Home alone ….
There is a lot of talk, particularly from politicians about choice at the moment. And the rhetoric implies that choice is always a good thing. Sometimes, it obviously is – choice of Easter cupcake from coffee shop (lemon, chocolate, strawberry); Continue reading The Tyranny of Choice?
In the spirit of the THES #loveHE campaign and also because it is Friday thought a positive post would be appropriate. The other week I had the most ridiculous week, but came out of it strangely positive and with a Continue reading Loving working in HE … most of the time