January 4th

Don't worry, I'll get bored of this soon, or start drowning in other work, but so far today I have written an AimHigher session, finished an exam paper, rang the tax office (one of those calls which has moved daily across Outlook), chased up an insurance claim, taken delivery of a (very powerful, especially when braking) hire car and sent my little car off to be repaired (my neighbour drove into it taking out the…

Portwiture

In reading other's Twitter updates, I came across an interesting tool: "Portwiture", which reads your recent tweets (I'm not sure how recent, but I tried this out yesterday and today, and the images had changed significantly, so I'm assuming it works on the most recent tweets only) and turns them into a pictorial montage. At first, appearing like a bit of fun, I was extremely pleased to see that sfdo's tweet stream very much reflects…

Super Fun Days Out (SFDO) (2009)

Love Life, Live It! In 2008, Yaz El-Hakim, Hugh Bassett-Jones and Dominic Northcott, all staff at the University of Winchester, had a vision for “the best, most comprehensive, most intuitive and free of charge directory for anyone wanting to take part in any extreme or adrenaline sports anywhere in the country.” . Facing stiff  competition from others at the University of Winchester, Super Fun Days Out was one of only two successful businesses in the November 2008…

Apologies

Been away, and taking up a new part-time teaching position at the University of Winchester (in History, with some Media Studies teaching on top), whilst still applying for other odds/ends, and developing content/structure for Adrenablog. This business is still very much on my agenda, and will continue to develop shortly, and I am very much making use of the Twitter feed!

Super Fun Days Out: Love Life… Live It!

Recently, I have been appointed as a partner, and the New Media Strategist for Super Fun Days Out, covering the blog (coming shortly), Twitter, and Bookmarking, starting with Delicious. Super Fun Days Out is a free online adrenaline-directory, covering more than 2,000 UK companies who provide adventure sports. Rather than taking commission, SFDO (#sfdo) provides links directly to the sports providers, thus making it more affordable for those who want to participate in adventure sports,…