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Happy Holidays…

There is no denying it any longer: Christmas is moving digital. From sending out wiggly elf cards  to catching up with your favourite Christmas specials on iPlayer: we are moving the celebrations online and...

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Hello New Term!

Looks like there is no denying it any longer… for me, this week is the start of the new term again: that means heading out to Hong Kong for September to run three inductions...

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A belated: Happy 2014

  Happy 2014 everyone – a slightly belated one, as I was in Hong Kong from the 1 January saying hello and welcome to our new students on the BA Marketing and Management. Unfortunately,...

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Hello and Bye Bye: Deactivate

Writing about social media has an interesting effect on me: I’m wondering how would life be without social media. I was, of course, alive in the 1990s – and vaguely remember the funny sounds...

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Inside Taksim (II)

These are a few pictures of how Taksim Square looks like this morning (Tuesday, 4 June). As you can see, life around the square continues very much as normal. Life inside the square is...

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Inside Taksim Square

I’m sure most of you have seen the pictures on the news from Istanbul and other Turkish cities (if you want a good summary, take a look here). I’ve been in Istanbul since Friday...

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Hull: Why Hull?

I’ve meant to write a bit about my experience in Hull for a while now – and just never quite got around to it.¬† I think it is about time I stop making excuses...

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Writing panic…

Oh isn’t it great that it is Friday?! Well… sort of… I’m currently feeling much more like a being a student again, and panicking about meeting deadlines, as I promised a draft of the...