DespairWear and Subversion!

DespairWearI love the subverted messages that come through from Despairwear (in fact any recognisable brand that can be subverted is of interest, has been so since I have seen people subverting the Second World War posters that I spent many years studying for my PhD!)I thought this t-shirt was particularly apt, as I don't think I've quite found my focus with this blog yet, so it's likely to be highly relevant, ah, the New Year,…

Passion for the Planet: Media Training

I had a great day at Media Training with Chantal Cooke from Passion for the Planet, arranged through Nick Williams. As my thesis demonstrates, I have always been fascinated by communications and the media, and I was interested to gain the perspective of an expert on the day. I found the day very valuable, and decided that I would focus my media attention on what I knew best - Second World War Posters! I struggled…

Winchester e-network

To go, or not to go?I've signed up to go to a talk tonight at Winchester School of Art (room unspecified!). I'm not sure that this is as valuable as checking through my interview preparation for tomorrow, 2 hours to decide...!Web Analytics: An Entrepreneur’s Tale. Professor David Jackson.David Jackson is the Chief Executive of Site Intelligence Ltd www.site-intelligence.co.uk . Site Intelligence are a leading developer and supplier of Business Intelligence software systems to international blue…

Church Army

I have an interview with the Church Army on Wednesday, first pointed in the way of the post by Graham Nunn, who's been a great encouragement, and great fun to talk to!! He spoke on an Oak Hall reunion I was leading, and had everyone laughing and thinking about what he was saying... we're all big kids really so his work with kids as 'an idiot for God' is appropriate to us all! I first…