Monthly Archives: June 2014

Phone call in the night.

With an ill elderly family member in hospital, and an early twenties son out at night driving, being awoken by a phone call is a numbing feeling.  I guess when considering the adrenaline flight or fight mechanism I am more … Continue reading

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Saturday ride report

The prospects for rain were high so I put it out to the guys to maybe call off the ride this weekend and I would just do a local ride if it was clear. However a few responded that weather … Continue reading

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I’m a Teaching Veteran — Not a Dinosaur

The article I’m a Teaching Veteran — Not a Dinosaur   via @zite makes some good points about not assuming older teachers in the articles case are not digitally competent or up with latest technologies.  A message we can apply within … Continue reading

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Research as practice for academic (and any other) librarians

This link from a tweet titled Research as practice for academic (and any other) librarians   seemed to spark a bit of interest from my PLN getting retweeted a few times.  I picked it up via the curation tool ZITE.  It … Continue reading

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Digital Infrastructure

I have started a secondment on a one day a week basis to our Digital Infrastructure section.  I am in the Learning and Research section of our library.  See our current organizational structure here  This arrangement has been in operation … Continue reading

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Email is not urgent

I read a brief reflection by @jasondowns which is part of a larger part of his writing about productivity.   Email is not urgent  It made me think and reflect a little on #blogjune and what we are writing, plus … Continue reading

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Call the midwife

Liking things retro but within cooee of my life time I was introduced to the series Call the Midwife  Set in East London slums in 1957 it reveals the deprived life style of people in this area and is based … Continue reading

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