Wishing all and sundry, particularly those I know and care for, a wonderful, restful Christmas, and much to look forward to in 2014.
As has become a bit of a tradition for me (and having spent 5 of the last 7 Christmas’ abroad, wanting to do something for Tearfund, and giving myself some time for #adventbookclub), here’s my Christmas e-card!
I love the way the story of Christmas is told here through Instagram images:
And this one I enjoy because it puts the story of Mary and Joseph into a modern day setting:
Come join us for an Online Carol Service, 2pm Christmas Eve (or it’ll still be online afterwards) – from a range of perspectives/voices!
Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has more than 20 years’ experience. She is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, with a particular interest in digital culture, persuasion and attitudinal change, especially how this affects the third sector, including faith organisations, and, after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, has started to research social media and cancer. Trained as a mass communications historian, she has written the original history of the poster Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster (Imperial War Museum, 2017), drawing upon her PhD research. She is Director of social media consultancy Digital Fingerprint, and author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst (Lion Hudson, 2014; second edition in process) as well as a number of book chapters, and regularly judges digital awards. She has a strong media presence, with her expertise featured in a wide range of publications and programmes, including national, international and specialist TV, radio and press, and can be found all over social media, typically as @drbexl.