Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reflections on events

Over the last year or so I’ve attended a bunch of ‘unconference‘ events. In this post I thought I’d take a look back at some of them. All events have something worth sharing, and most I’ve attended have had shed-loads; I’ve therefore

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Isle Lights

This is the fourth in a series of posts about a recent trip to Orkney. Previous posts: Covered my visit from a personal perspective Talked about Northern BlueLightCamp; and A mini-post with an interactive Puffin-shaped word cloud This post covers

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Puffin Island (IslandGovCamp)

Puffin word cloud from Tagul

There was barely a cloud in the sky during the whole of IslandGovCamp. Gorgeous weather prevailed throughout. In the absence of real clouds, I decided to make one instead and make it colourful and interactive. Most of the words are clickable

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We’ve had an idea…

We’ve had an idea….* *”We” in this case being @WeLoveLocalGov, not me, although I do think it’s a brilliant idea

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Northern (Blue) Lights

This is the second is a series of posts about a recent trip to Orkney. In the first part I talked a bit about my personal experience travelling around mainland Orkney, both on my own, and as as part of

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Northern (High) Lights

I’m writing this at home in Hampshire, on the second day of the Jubilee Bank Holiday. It’s pouring with rain, and chilly – more like October than June. I’m not complaining, though; the garden could do with watering, and it’s a great

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