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End of January 2012

It’s the end of January and I haven’t really started the year with much activity across my blogs so this is an end of month update in the hope that in February I’ll get to write something before that month is over and now that the tax return is filed. I’m really excited that the Human-Computer Interaction class I have signed up for is finally starting tomorrow and there is still time to join the…

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December 2011

9th attempt – christmas seal This is the last update for 2011. At the start of December I attended Online Educa in Berlin and chaired a session on Lecture Capture with three really interesting presentations from Ilkka Kukkonen, Dan Roberts and Amanda Hardy.  While I am still working on completing my CMALT portfolio, I have signed up for Scott Klemmer’s Human-Computer Interaction course which starts online in January and I am looking forward to participating in the…

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November 2011

Looking forward to attending Online Educa in Berlin towards the end of this month. Also completing my CMALT portfolio and getting ready for Christmas. On my personal blog I’ve recently posted pictures of a new chocolate graveyard made for Halloween as well as some architectural LEGO models of schools made by school children which I saw on a recent visit to London.The archive of the cemteryscapes blog is now fully up and running. And the scarves have…

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The cemeteryscapes archives

For the past two years I have edited and compiled the cemteryscapes blog together with many contributors who kindly sent us their pictures, links and articles. The blog started as a community project during the last year of my PhD and then gained a modest, but loyal community of readers across the world. We featured cemeteryscapes from many countries and material culture from Africa, the United States, Skandinavia, Southern Europe and the UK – everything…

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October 2011

Icognito, Paris I started the month in France and this month’s picture is a snapshot from the trip – a very small gallery which really makes the most of the space it occupies. I have also had the pleasure to attend FOTE11 last week (see the FOTE11 blog for more info) and came away with a lot of interesting things to think about. I’ll also be at the AoC/ALT conference, ‘ Management Strategies to Improve the…

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September 2011

Leeds University sunrise Having just returned from ALT’s annual conference, it’s now time for my usual monthly update. I really enjoyed the conference this year and there is a lot to read, discover, listen to and watch online for those of you who’d like to find out more. Hoping to see everyone again and many new faces next year in Manchester at ALT-C 2012.  For now though autumn has come and with it lots of…

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CiviCon 2011 – London

I had the pleasure of attending CiviCon 2011 in London today. Lots of good discussion and sessions with developers, implementers, users and end-users, all of whom were intent on making things happen. My highlights of the events were: Things to look forward to: WordPress integration Something to get involved with: community support Creative solutions to working with CiviCRM: CiviBot/Miss MoneyPenny from Tech for the People Thanks for everyone for making this such an interesting and…

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August 2011

Heritage tomato This monthly update comes late as I have been rather busy during the first half of this month. However, on my personal blog you can have a look at some cookie-experiments which I have been undertaking. I have also included a picture a heritage tomato, which is the most exciting thing currently growing in my garden. I have also had the great pleasure of seeing Nigel Kennedy playing at the Proms at the…

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