Photoshopping: Be careful what you wish for.

I love this video, which shows people who have had a makeover ‘like the models in the magazines’ – and feel that all their uniqueness has been taken away: drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

Catching up on #GB12: “The Pressure of Perfection” with @findmystyle

How much does society pressurise us to focus on our weight/body image? In the interests of ‘open-ness’ – Hannah Jean is my cousin – we lost touch for years, but got connected through Facebook. She has done much to my wardrobe and self-esteem! drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

‘Image is Powerful: Image is Superficial’ TEDx

A wonderful talk from a beautiful woman, who indicates that she ‘simply won the genetic lottery’: Will be back with the embed code which seems to have disappeared, but meantime follow the link. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

Kitchener: Your Country Needs You

Before ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ became famous, whenever I mentioned to people that I was studying World War Two posters for my PhD, the most frequent responses was “ah-ha, your country needs you!”, to which I would reply, well, yes, “right idea, wrong war”! The image, however, IS iconic, mentioned as Number 1 of the ‘100 Best Posters of the Century” in the 1990s, and did influence a number of Second World War campaigns, Continue Reading →

Twitter Icon

I’ve been thinking for a while that I would update my Twitter icon for this digitalfprint account. I get far more followers on my drbexl account – maybe because I tweet about a far wider range of things on there, whereas I maintain digitalfprint for social and educational media tweets by and large! The New Look? What do you think of the new look? One of the factors that influences people’s decisions to follow others Continue Reading →