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Hello! It has apparently been a very long time since I used this blog. That’s what blogs are for though right? You start them, write a bunch of stuff then forget about them for another year? That’s what they’ve always been for me anyway. But, it’s 2020. A not-so-new year, a new decade. Time for… read more»

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Sunday summary (#1)

Another month, another failed attempt at the simple task of keeping a blog up to date. So I thought maybe having some sort of weekly round up might encourage me to actually get on with it. Maybe. Anyway, I guess the point in this is to reflect on what I’ve been doing this week. Given… read more»

Two years ago today I officially finished my job and flopped into the life of a freelance animator and designer, without much of an idea of what I was doing. Here’s a few things I’ve learned in that time. Freelancing is hard When I left my job, I really had no idea what I was… read more»

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The big move; one year on

Moving to a new city is hard. Starting life all over again in another place means rebuilding a lot of the things you take for granted. This is my story, all of the mistakes I made, and my advice for anyone planning to make the same kind of journey. A year ago yesterday, I packed… read more»

As I discussed in my last post, one of my more recent Masters modules focused on technology enhanced learning environments. Our assignment was to develop a prototype for a learning environment that was supported by theories of learning and motivation. Having previously worked in media production within an educational institution, I was genuinely quite excited… read more»

Analysis Paralysis

Since I was selected to learn violin at the age of 7, my dream has been to become a professional musician. Or, at least, it’s been one of my dreams. You see, becoming a musician is more than difficult. It’s one of those careers that’s almost impossible to make a living from. Especially today, with… read more»