[MEDIA] Social media – is it all bad? With @premierradio

This morning, “The Lords and Commons Family and Child Protection Group is hosting the discussion in parliament on the dangers posed to young people. The meeting has been designed to find solutions for safeguarding children and young people and to challenge the Government and the industry to treat this as a public health crisis.” Yesterday I did a brief pre-record on the discussion (with little time for preparation, so this is coming from head and heart!). Continue Reading →

#TimetoTalk with Historian Barbara Taylor

In the Times Higher Education today there’s an interview with Barbara Taylor, a historian who is the subject of The Last Asylum. “By the time Eve was published in 1983,” she recalls when we meet at a cafe near her home in Crouch End, “I was incapable of doing any sustained work. I struggled on, the next project flowed so naturally out of it that I knew how to go about it, but I just wasn’t capable.” Among the obstacles she Continue Reading →

“No News is Good News”

Interesting story, and one that makes sense for me. I largely gave up reading the news at the beginning of 2009.. the news is unbalanced, and if it’s not bad, it’s not really seen as news: In the past few decades, the fortunate among us have recognised the hazards of living with an overabundance of food (obesity, diabetes) and have started to change our diets. But most of us do not yet understand that news Continue Reading →

Signs of Burnout

I’ve got close in the past, so have been seeking ways to avoid! I’ve reached a stage where I’m catching up with some of the old & fun things on my ‘to-do’ list: Source: TheSimpleDollar.com 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…