Who is the enemy? #propaganda

Chapter 5: ‘Careless Talk Costs Lives’: Fighting the ‘Enemy Within’ The dangers of carelessness were a constant theme throughout wartime posters: throwing away lit cigarettes; thoughtless fuel consumption; and wastage of scarce goods – with the biggest campaign against that of rumour and ‘careless talk’. Although a phrase largely associated with the Cold War and Continue Reading →

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…

#AdventBookClub: Day 3: Joining the Story

So, here we are, Tuesday night, and tomorrow I shall finally remember to pick up Maggi’s book from my desk – so meantime I’ve picked a couple of phrases I’ve seen from others in #adventbookclub: Pam: “Luke is telling us a story, a true account, not so that we can be interested or entertained, but so Continue Reading →

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Shift to Visual Social Media

Over the last year or so, the visual has really taken off online (with increasing access via mobile phones, apps that allow filtering and sharing, and increasing data bundles meaning less worry about uploads/downloads). An interesting related infographic: Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the Continue Reading →

Harrods Sale: Great Video

Well, this cheered me up – but I want to know what the tune is! Thanks Suzi for spotting and sharing on Facebook! 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…

Meeting the Ogongorans #TFBloggers

So, looking at the community that we’ll spend most time with: The Ugandan village of Ogongora is a perfect example of what happens when a church is mobilised to care for the the physical and spiritual needs of those around it. In 2003 the community fled the village – as the rebels advanced. In 2005, Continue Reading →

Great Coke Advert for #SkyFall

I don’t like Coke, so I’d never get a chance to participate… and where are the women contestants (rather than the dolly birds) – but otherwise, if not staged… great idea! Trying to decide if it matters or not whether it’s staged? Still clever, but… Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing Continue Reading →