Time to Play

By Kate Foy

I didn’t believe I could wind down as fast as I have in the past couple of days. It’s Day 2 of the month off, and I’m energised, engaged, and having f-u-n. And what I’m playing at is reading and learning-new software and how to drive the new Nikon D40, a sweet camera if ever…

Talk, Talk, and more Talk!

By Kate Foy

End of the academic year once again, and this week has seen us gather as a staff to discuss where we’re at and where we’re going collectively as a Department, and individually as workers within the group. Two and a half days of navel-gazing, planning and wishing on stars resulted in a surprisingly consensual assembly.…

My Jurassic Christmas Tree

By Kate Foy

Another update on a post out of the archives. Sadly my Jurassic Christmas tree did not survive the dry heat of a southern Queensland summer. It is a glorious tree and deserves to be known about by more Australians. Now for some time I have been feeling extremely guilty about the way my bush garden…

Creative Stirrings

By Kate Foy

This was the first-ever entry of Spinning a Learning Web, my personal blog. In a sense it marked a change in my thinking about what a blog might be. It went on to change too as the months and years went by, but it’s nice to see what gave me the impetus back when. This…