So what was I doing at the Urbis center in Manchester a couple of hours ago? I’m one of a team of young people from Derby collaborating with Derby QUAD to participate in the Portrait of a Nation project.
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Ever been so strung out that you’ve forgotten what it feels like to be able to take things at your own pace? It sucks, but returning to ‘normality’ is an excellent feeling. I took my last AS examination for this period earlier today. It was comprehension, cunningly disguised in an Applied-ICT-shaped suit. Before that there […]
You would think that loitering around my computer until gone twelve night after night would be a good indicator that work is getting done. The fact that I’ve acheived little of any real consequence over the past week, therefore, is somewhat alarming. I am a prolific procrastinator, you see. Whatever I plan, something more pressing […]
We alter of choice of language to infer our opinions and perceptions. Sometimes this is subtle and effective, such as in politics and the opinionated media: freedom fighters and martyrs are terrorists, deeply religious non-christians are fanatics, legislation is bureaucracy. Sometimes this is a little less subtle; for example, my former Business Studies would set […]
I’ve just returned from the James Warner Prophecies‘ album launch. Those of you who couldn’t make it/didn’t know/didn’t care, you have no idea what you missed. JWP have been around for a while now – I first saw them at the legendary Vic back in 2004 or so; I guess this completes the circle. Despite […]