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February 2011

This month sees the first birthday of my personal blog. To mark the occassion I have written a review of the first year of posting, which you can read here. The review also contains a countdown of the 5 most read and shared posts over the past year: At number five its “Chutney & air travel” (the chutney was a first attempt, but utterly delicious, in case you are interested). At number four – “On happiness on…

January 2011

First of all, a happy new year to you all and best wishes for 2011. This is the month for going back to work, making plans for the next yearand for keeping warm and eating porridge.Although we’re only a few days into it, this year is already beginning to look busy and interesting and here are a few things which I am looking forward to, starting with the development of 3D printers.On cemeteryscapes, we have had quite a…

December 2010

Winter has come and the landscape has been truly spectacular. Stuck in the middle of a rather hectic pre-Christmas rush to get all the work done, there’s a few things to announce:First, we’ve issued a call for winter images of cemeteries on cemeteryscapes, so get your camera out and send us your snapshots.Also, I must admit that England’s progress in the battle for the Ashes has been rather distracting, if delightful. As always, this means long nights…

November 2010

November is always a busy time and this month I will be leading workshops about CMALT at the Natspec/JISC TechDis event Significant Progress at inspection: the role of technology in supporting ISCs in York at the Higher Education Academy as well as continuing work on some other projects and publications. The cemeteryscapes blog has received a high increase in readers, so if you are interested in submitting a guest contribution, now is the time. Just visit the blog for more details. On…

October 2010

It’s October and the start of Michaelmas term proper this week. Which means that all kinds of lectures, seminars and similar gatherings which I am looking forward to are starting again. Autumn is my favourite time of year and the thrills of new pencils, notepads and books delights me just as much now as they did when I first went to university. Last week’s crop of Oxford’s charity book shops included Flaubert’sSentimental Education, Love in Cold…

September 2010

Just returned from ALT-C 2010 and had a very emjoyable conference. Information about sessions, awards and other activities I had the priviledge to be involved in, is available via the conference website. This picture was taken at 6.08am outside the campus accommodation while going to breakfast. 

August 2010

This month, I am continuing to write on an article about funerary material culture and preparing forALT-C 2010 as part of my work for the Association for Learning Technology. The picture was taken at the recent “Handled with Care” exhibition. 

July 2010

This News section of the website will be updated every month with news relating to my activities. This month: gardening and early veg harvest, launch of this website and writing a few articles for publication this autumn. 

Welcome to my new website

Welcome to my new website Officially, this site is launched 14 July 2010.If you find any non-working links or similar problems, please notify me via email .  Thank you! Maren