[MEDIA] Discussing shocking images of Syrian children with @TalkRadio

On Sunday morning (after very little sleep), I discussed some of the recent images of Syrian children appearing in our social media feeds with Jake Yapp on Talk Radio (full podcast here). You can see the prep I did on Instagram: When one conducts a radio interview (whilst still in PJs...) A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Apr 9, 2017 at 1:57am PDT which included discussions on Facebook (which you can only see…

Ernest Charles Wallcousins(1883 – 1976)

Ernest Wallcousins was a renowned and successful painter and illustrator famed for his portraits of Sir Henry Wood, the conductor of the Proms for over 50 years, and for that of Sir Winston Churchill. Wallcousins worked across a wide range of medium and subjects; a book illustrator in the early years of the 20th Century, he designed posters in the 1920’s, including one for the London Underground in 1925 and was renowned for his illustrations…

#TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an interactive employability unit #bigag16

Wednesday 10th of May April 2017 12:30-13:30 (UK Time) *Moved from 26th April, as browser issues in universities Find The Big Agency: Blog : Twitter : Facebook The Big Agency is a second year university unit at Manchester Metropolitan University that I've been reworking to meet the following description: Creative agencies today are not just looking for creativity; they’re looking for employability. In the agency world, skills such as communication, team working, client relationship building, strategic…

[BLOGPOST] Trending, in Children’s Apps for @GuardiansAncora

I put together some material for Guardians of Ancora, an online game for children, last year. It starts: In a recent radio interview, it was noted that often the first thing that children do when they arrive at a new house is ask for the Wi-Fi passcode. Gaming is something that children love to engage in: apps, games and other digital media have now become an everyday part of their lives, alongside other forms of…

#EmptyShelf17 #7 Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture

Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture by Cele C. Otnes My rating: 4 of 5 stars There's plenty to think about in this book about the significance of the British Royal Family to British culture, and just how much that converts into both social/emotional loyalty, but particularly cold, hard cash. Lots in there about meaning and a sense of belonging. View all my reviews