Tag: Imagination, Art and Creativity

  • Guess what I’m tagging right now?

    You can make your own by going to http://wordle.net It’s lashings of fun … and colourful too. I like the B&W look.

  • Do real bloggers tweet?

    Image via Wikipedia Are you blogging more and enjoying it less? No … OK, are you twittering more and blogging less? Or does twittering/tweeting count as blogging/micro-blogging? Is there a trend developing here? Does it really matter? My own rhythm of online communication and blogging in the past couple of months has altered a lot.…

  • Postcard of a project

    I’ve been working with a team of students for the past 10 weeks on what we call a production project. It’s a period of engagement with a particular play with all of their classes, training, workshops, rehearsals etc., being focussed on the final outcome … a public production. The students are in their second year…

  • From little things, big things grow

    Image by James Kirsop via Flickr I can’t get the lyrics or the tune of Kev Carmody and Paul Kelly‘s sweet and moving song out of my head. Why? Dr Kev Carmody, Australian singer-songwriter, raconteur and Aboriginal Australian activist was inducted as a Doctor of the University Honoris Causa at yesterday’s graduation ceremony for the…

  • Reader Appreciation Day: it’s the blogger not the blog

    It’s (late) on blog reader appreciation day, and I wanted to say thanks to everyone out there for your part in making my adventures in e-learning such a rewarding experience. The ‘Dear Reader’ was often acknowledged in those great 19th century novels; the Misses Bronte and others knew how powerful an incentive the readerly eyes…

  • Hooray for Zen

    photo credit: miheco I’ve been intrigued for many years by the philosophy of Zen and its impact upon the aesthetics of traditional Japanese art … particularly Noh theatre, a topic I teach in a history course. I also love good design. So, I’ve been a fan of Garr Reynolds’ blog Presentation Zen for some time.…