Basic WordPress for Aim Higher

Aim Higher, 1 April 2009 (2) View more presentations from Bex Lewis. AimHigher is about making everyone aware of the benefits higher education can bring, whatever their background. The above were my slides from my first ever session teaching 10 year olds. We didn't quite get to the end, but the same week I used the same session for up to 15 year olds, and in some cases they zoomed through faster. I'm used to…

Go Jenson Button….

As the National Anthem rings out again, it's another win for Jenson Button! Awesome... watching it on the BBC news site! Until 4-5 years ago I used to avidly follow qualifying, races, follow-up and read F1 magazine, then decided it was just taking up too much of my life, but I still maintain an interest in it. Was great to see Lewis Hamilton's victories last year... although as I was abroad I missed most of…

ww2poster Blog

I've added a new, more specialist, blog on WordPress: http://ww2poster.wordpress.com/. I will be back with this one too... but I have lots to say on posters, and with the whole furore over the Keep Calm and Carry On posters, it seems people are interested!

1939: The Three Posters (PhD Extract)

On seeing Paul Matson's re-interpretation of the series of the first three posters, I thought I'd add an extract from my PhD thesis (please reference me if you quote... I have noticed phrasings very similar to my thesis surrounding this story, mostly collated from my original research). It was great to hear last week that my PhD thesis is being digitised by the British Library (which only happens if there is enough demand to read…

Carl Morris’s Blog: Check it Out

Not got long today, but yesterday I referred to Carl Morris's blog on the new Police posters. Checking out some of his other links (the interests he has I particularly note are art and language), there's also this fascinating entry: Why do we have Anti-Terrorist Hotline in Cardiff? (More poster madness.), which also links to subverted versions of the posters. Must see if I can dig out some of the material I picked up whilst…