[VIDEO] #EndItMovement

A powerful video from the 'End It Campaign', based in the States, which has been raising awareness this year - and now asking for action. On their site: SLAVERY IS WRONG. YOU KNOW IT. WE KNOW IT. AS A COUNTRY, WE'VE OFFICIALLY KNOWN IT SINCE 1863. BUT HERE'S SOMETHING YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW -- SLAVERY STILL EXISTS. WE WANT EVERY MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD TO KNOW THAT THERE ARE 27 MILLION MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN,…

We all hide in closets?

This has been going around Facebook over the last few days - "we all have closets" - and we don't need to compete about whose closets are "hardest", they are all just "hard" [and we don't need to make it harder for each other?] It would be easy to mock people for not understanding the "politically correct hoops that I'd brought with me", point out where they fell short, a lot harder to meet them…

#DigitalParenting: Beeban Kidron "In Real Life"

A really interesting piece in the Guardian about a film made by Beeban Kidron re: the 'real world' on the Internet, with some debates I'd like to read more deeply into ... I certainly believe that the Internet is a 'real' place, and that the film-maker has captured what some children really do online, but by terming it "documentary" it gives the impression this is the norm - which I am not convinced about, based…