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Development Work

A sketchbook update of my development so far


Throwback Thursday: the old man and his cigarettes

Before the present conflict kicked off, I visited Syria, spending a few enjoyable days exploring Damascus, Hama and Aleppo before crossing the border into Jordan. It saddens me to see what has happened to this once beautiful country, but I have fond memories of this trip, and especially when I think back to my journey to Jordan’s capital city, Amman… 976 more words

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Border Crossings: Interdisciplinary Project

As three different disciplines within DJCAD – textiles, interiors and jewellery – are all focussing on identity, we were put into interdisciplinary groups of four students, each tackling the same brief in a different way, specific to our respective specialities, over a period of five days. 275 more words


Border Crossings: Identity

Our project this semester is to consider our identity and what makes us us. Having drawn a number of mind maps, I decided to focus on childhood memories as these experiences are pivotal in shaping the person we become in later life. 143 more words


Stone Setting


This week and last week we’ve been shown stone setting techniques, and were told to try them out and set a few stones. Meaning a very busy workshop, everyone needing certain tools and everyone needing silver at the same time, pretty stressful. 353 more words


Justice for All... Experiences of Undocumented Youth with Law Enforcement

This is part of our ongoing series of blog posts about race, racism and law enforcement in communities of color.

By J. Manuel Casas, PhD (Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara) 1,329 more words

Children And Youth

Border Crossings: Hatien to Prek Chak on Motorbike

After spending 3 nights in Saigon, we departed for Kep, Cambodia to meet our cousin.

This town wasn’t part of our itinerary but our cousin convinced us to go there. 870 more words