Cat asleep on Computer

Cat asleep on Computer
A good place to rest my head

Friday, 10 February 2017

Joanne Hughes, Mother of Ten

Would you like to make a difference in one person's life? How about 12? Here is a worthy cause and one that will guarantee to make you feel better for helping out a little bit.

Monday, 6 February 2017

NHS WALES, I am asking for help, please

This is personal. Really personal. I am in a medical conundrum. I am on various medications for various medical conditions and it has become a vicious cycle.

Here is what it looks like:

Saturday, 7 January 2017

Witnessing an Act of Violence



On Monday the 2nd of January, my husband and I witnessed an act of violence that was both disturbing because of the act itself, and disgusting because of the lack of response by the people around us and the police we managed to flag down.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Fake News, Social Media & Censorship


There is a storm coming, it's a big one, and we better pay attention or we won't be prepared.

Censorship is "...the suppression of free speech, public communication or other information which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, politically incorrect or inconvenient as determined by governments, media outlets, authorities or other groups or institutions." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censorship

Monday, 5 December 2016

Digital Literacy, Rule 41 & Hacking


I recently taught a 6.5-hour lesson delivering the Level 2 qualification in Essential Skills Digital Literacy. That was the first of five lessons; yes, it was a long time to lecture, but necessary.
 
I admit, I enjoyed it. It felt good to be ‘teaching’ again with high-level learners who are actively engaged.
 

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Digital Tools & Doing the Task

Digital Tools & Doing the Task
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The following list of digital tools is suggested to help you with the task. However, there are LOTS of other online tools that you can use. Don't just limit yourself to this list:

All presentation tools and websites should be set to PRIVATE when doing the Live Task.



Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Is Technology Turning You Into a Zombie?


Maybe it was Halloween that got to me or being chased by a Creepy Killer Clown or perhaps it has been the US Presidential Election; it might even be the arrival of Season 7 of The Walking Dead - but I have certainly had Zombies on my mind (so to speak) of late.