Monthly Archives: June 2013

Final day of #blogjune

As #blogjune draws to a close time to get reflective.  Thanks so much to @flexnib for coordination.  For me the fun continues with the work project #FutureLibrary so do drop by to see, think, reflect and comment.  I have made … Continue reading

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Belgium Beer Cafe Cycle Club

Part of the experience of being with the boys I ride on Saturdays is also experiencing good food at preferred cafes and favourite food outlets.  At the end of our usual beach road rides we have a preferred bakery to … Continue reading

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Encounters at Social Melbourne

It’s been a fairly heavy week so just a couple of random encounters to blog about today.  At a Social Melbourne get together today I  had a couple of interesting interactions.  Firstly with one chap who introduced me to the … Continue reading

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What Librarians Lack: The Importance of the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Interesting perspective by this blogger that libraries and librarians, by in large, lack entrepreneurial spirit.  And regarding publishers and vendors the writer says we lament,, we complain, we argue, but we take it, and throw our hands up in defeated … Continue reading

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Maths & Science education symposium

Today I participated in a live streamed symposium of maths and science education It was chaired by ABC Catalyst presenter Graham Phillips and featuring Chief Scientist Ian Chubb, government advisers, academics, students and authors. There were a number of interesting … Continue reading

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Bit of a whinge

In supermarket advertising the product to sell is front and centre.  To get prominence on the shelf I understand that companies pay to get prime position for maximum sales don’t they? And if a company pays big bucks for a … Continue reading

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Taking breaks whilst writing and in meetings.

I saw this interesting blog post looking after your body while writing: tip one   via @jasondowns today.  The writer is an academic and writing in the context of her thesis days.   Here partner is a complementary therapist  and sees … Continue reading

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