After (finally) finishing Thing 5 - it's really hard to get back into these things once you've stopped! - I've returned to at least try and get the Visual Communicator badge. I really thought I'd be able to balance this project with my work and hobbies, but I was wrong - I underestimated how long… Continue reading Thing 6: reflective practice
Hi all! Today's post is about video presentations (or an attempt at them). I was keen on trying Powtoon I'd heard vaguely about it before but had never tried to use it myself. Comic-style animation rather than the usual death by Powerpoint? What could go wrong? A lot, as it turns out. I don't mind… Continue reading Thing 5: video presentations (or: Caitlin and Powtoon don’t get along)
My experience using PhotoFunia to create images.
I have to admit that when I first started blogging, I wasn't great with image attribution. You just need to look at some of my earlier blog posts to see my bad habit of lifting items straight off Google Images. Luckily I'm now a reformed character: with great librarian power comes great responsibility, after all.… Continue reading Thing 3: image banks
Hello world! It's been a long time since anything appeared from this blog - over two years, in fact. Quite frankly, the domain name was too good to give up, so here we are again. For those of you who didn't keep up with my antics the first time I used this blog: my name's… Continue reading Thing 2: back in the blogging game
It’s strange writing about my visits retrospectively. I had some notes and half a post drawn up, but just ran out of time before leaving. Rose-tinted glasses firmly on my face, I'm pining for the Chelmsford-Cambridge commute already: dragging myself out of bed at stupid o’clock or missing my alarm entirely; the crammed Tube stations… Continue reading Ely Ely oxen free!
This blog has been pretty quiet for the past few weeks. I should probably explain why, seeing as I’m about to change the trajectory of this site. Sad news to report: I’m no longer a graduate trainee. I suppose that this day was always coming, and it’s rich of me to call it ‘sad’ given… Continue reading Missing ARU