Yearly Archives: 2014

Food Sustainability

I’ve begun some pre learning for a food sustainability course due to begin in the New Year in January via Future Learn. The first requirement was to read a 57 report on Food Insecurity in the World. In reading the

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Digital Academy

Check out free courses in digital at http://www.greatbusiness.gov.uk/?utm_medium=bidd&utm_campaign=great&utm_source=google%20search&utm_content=all . There is a digital academy amongst other resources. Backed by Government, underpinned by Judge Business School at Cambridge and UCL.

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Making Videos

Bearing in mind the importance of data visualisation I thought I would experiment with making videos using Windows Media Player. It was a case of experiential learning rather than knowing what I was doing. Lesson 1 was I discovered that

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Intermediate WordPress

I took a day out from delivering outcomes today to attend an intermediate WordPress course put on by Cumbria Women’s Rural Network in the Brampton hub. I learnt about hexadecimal codes, padding and how to change the colours via using

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Alan Johnson

In between joining Jo Brand on Friday night and Michelle Roux Jnr and Andrew Marr on BBC breakfast on Sunday Sept 7th Alan came to the Crown and Mitre in Carlisle to talk primarily about his new book Please Mr Postman.

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Crime Writing Development

I attended a great crime writing workshop on 6th September led by the competent William Ryan who runs workshops at City University, Guardian and a number of literary festivals. This was organised by Borderlines as part of Carlisle’s book festival

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Snippets of Interest

A new accommodation scheme called Greenleaders  is going to be launched by Trip Advisor in Europe. It looks at the eco credentials of accommodation. Wearable technology continues to advance with new footwear now available that can send and receive Bluetooth.

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A – Z Customer Service Delivery

I attended a Rural Women’s Network on Customer Service Delivery at the Brampton Growth Hub. Along with a select few new contacts in business or going into business and some already known contacts we developed an A to Z of

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Prankvertising

This is the use of shock in advertising. Developing on from Benetton’s use of shock in advertising the concept has now been revised for digital. The idea is to produce a creative advertisement using shock in the hope that it will

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Crime Writing Weekend

I attended a crime story weekend festival between 31st May and 1st June at Northumbria University Law School. The event featured top crime writers and experts in forensics, criminology and policing. The focus for the festival was to solve a

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