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2 02, 2009

sharing

By |February 2nd, 2009|learning, open education|0 Comments

> "The road to hell is paved with good intentions...." Samuel Johnson This quotation was used to open the report Good intentions: improving the evidence base in support of sharing learning materials submitted to JISC in late December 2008 by myelf, Sarah Currier, Charles Duncan and Peter Douglas. The report offers an historical view of [...]

15 01, 2009

>home learnings

By |January 15th, 2009|home education|4 Comments

> we are now really immersed in the home learning and are trying a new routine where each day we do one hour of intense one to one work followed by one hour of self-directed learning. The rest of the time tends to be flexible and of course home learning happens all the time wherever [...]

21 12, 2008

>revampings

By |December 21st, 2008|technologies|0 Comments

>have decided to change the apperance of the blog in light of my new approach to incoprporate all elements of life... it has pink instead of dark black - maybe about to have a girly phase (slightly unlikely) but is lighter and brighter - hoping for a lighter and brighter new year too (well it [...]

10 12, 2008

>revivings

By |December 10th, 2008|photography|0 Comments

>here we are again. doing a mad catchup. so in short. finished job. didn't sell flat. still in glasgow. doing home learning. being an eLearning consultant and wedding photographer. have been very busy. still not got back onto flickr. now have several websites for various compartments of my life. jump off point is www.loumcgill.co.uk just [...]

29 05, 2008

>restartings

By |May 29th, 2008|home life|0 Comments

> But when the self speaks to the self, who is speaking? - the entombed soul, the spirit driven in, in, in to the central catacomb; the self that took the veil and left the world - a coward perhaps, yet somehow beautiful, as it flits with its lantern restlessly up and down the dark [...]

10 05, 2008

>exhibitings

By |May 10th, 2008|photography|1 Comment

> Over a year ago I made a series of images for a flickr group called das kabinet which was one of my favourite groups. Some of these images are now actually in an exhibition of contemporary landscape photography entitled Open Range. The exhibition is in Battle in East Sussex at the Independent Photographers Gallery. [...]

12 03, 2008

>perfectings

By |March 12th, 2008|home life|0 Comments

> Well if I'm not an aspie then I guess I'm a fairly obsessive perfectionist. This seems to be affecting most parts of my life. In my work I get quite stressed out if I can't do my job really well - which I often can't due to the sheer amount of what I need [...]

28 02, 2008

>resignings

By |February 28th, 2008|photography|0 Comments

>I resigned from my job yesterday... and I'm feeling very lighthearted. From June 2008 I'll be 40K a year worse off and 100% free to pursue a wide range of things I want to do... very odd but on the same day I made my first sale to a publisher for one of my photos. [...]

22 02, 2008

>preparings

By |February 22nd, 2008|home life|0 Comments

We're off 'doon the water' as they say in Glasgow. We've had an offer accepted on a house in Dunoon, which is in Argyll and Bute on the West coast of Scotland. We are all fairly excited but it isn't planned to happen until the end of May. This allows enough time to sell our [...]

15 02, 2008

>new beginnings

By |February 15th, 2008|home education, home life|5 Comments

> frozen in time It feels like we are coming out of hibernation... So much has happened that I don't have time to do write it all down, but I think we're coming back to the blogging and soon to the home education... laurie is due to start secondary school this year and it has [...]

22 06, 2007

>bullyings…

By |June 22nd, 2007|home life|3 Comments

>A year ago I was writing about my son being bullied. I remember all the things I said to try to help him deal with it. None of it worked, none of it was satisfactory and I knew it all the time... Well I myself had been bullied before he was born - as an [...]