Zoom Break Zumba

This is one option, ten minutes dance-off while you are waiting for the next session to begin–by the by: beginning. Over the last couple of months people have been asking for suggestions of what do you do during these newly acquired breaks between meetings. You know the ones we used to use to run from […]


Over the last evenings I have been playing with digital and mixed media art to reflect on all the challenges faced working in higher education at the moment. In part these are responses to the irresponsible press articles demeaning online learning and teaching–it’s all just watching some videos after all, right?– dismissing the unbelievable amount […]

pink cherry blossoms


As a little relief from remote working and self isolation sharing some photos from the garden and my daily walk, but also house plants. There have been a couple of articles making the rounds lately that indicate the postive impact of plants and house plants on mental health: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=949 https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/cravings/201909/11-ways-plants-enhance-your-mental-and-emotional-health But without further ado the […]

Vulnerability, Possibility thinking and Resilience

Connecting the Dots: Culture of Vulnerability, Possibility Thinking & Resilience Friday thoughts in three dots I am currently working on a couple of projects and research ideas. Some of the conceptual considerations came (more or less) together this morning. Mind you this post is the mind-mappingly drafting of a draft in an attempted linear form. […]