New Specs?

OK, I'm having my eyes tested this afternoon. Since I got my last pair of specs (in 2004 or 2005!) my prescription has changed, but I've been waiting to know that I had enough money to buy some! So far I've only tried Specsavers and Tesco (who are giving away free sight-tests in their new branch in Winchester), and picked out the following, but I'm not sure any of them are quite right (and one…

David Langdon (b.1914)

Born in London, David Langdon studied at the London School of Economics. From 1937 he was a regular contributor to Punch and from 1948 a cartoonist for Mirror Group newspapers. His work has also appeared in Radio Times and Paris Match, and he illustrated a number of humorous books. Langdon's work appeared on a number of advertising campaigns but the wartime Billy Brown character is probably the best remembered. Langdon was a member of the…

Twitter Digest 2009-09-25

RT @josiefraser: Can tech help young people engage with literature? free version of TES article by/RT @literacyadviser http://bit.ly/IiL4T 10:04:32 RT @lizcable: Useless twinfo of the day - a 140-character tweet (exactly) is called a twoosh. Now don't get competitive . . . 10:05:13 RT @hopkinsdavid: RT @mariaperif @mebner our publication is online "Personal Learning Environment - A Conceptual Study " http://e7t.us/pzt 10:08:15 RT @deangroom: #jokaydiaunconf Teachers Without Borders presenting in Second Life http://bit.ly/AJhTv 12:27:47 RT…

Twitter Digest 2009-09-24

RT @simfin: virus writers are turning to open source: Malware dev/ers are going open source to make thei. http://bit.ly/kTmUH (via @gnucath) 00:26:00 RT @moehlert: #3dtlc #engage Have you seen http://bit.ly/2PNefb from Dell? Community-generated innovation 08:29:33 RT @eam0: Asking scademics about the relevancy of research is like asking a barber if you need haircut. another gem from Taleb the anti-hero 13:31:14 New Blog Entry: Twitter Digest 2009-09-23 - New Blog Entry: Twitter Digest 2009-09-22 RT @timbuckteeth:…

Get it out in the open

"From downloads of lectures to entire courses for free, Rebecca Attwood reports on how universities are fitting open educational resources into their missions and marketing Perhaps you visited Brighton at the weekend and were intrigued by the Royal Pavilion's ostentatious architecture; now you'd like to learn more about its history. Maybe you are a student who didn't quite get that complex topic covered in a lecture on Tuesday. You may be a scientist who fancies…