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John Thompson

This is our misfortune
and maybe
our small grace:

we throw words at the dark
and the dark comes
back to us;

—John Thompson, from “Moving Out, Moving In,” … 19 more words


Assignment 4 : Is photography integral to the art of Andy Goldsworthy?

Land art is nothing new but with the advent of photography it has become more accessible. We are now able to see not only contemporary works but those that were created hundreds of years ago such as the Nazca lines of Peru which can only be seen in their entirety from the air. 1,574 more words

Land Art

REVIEW: Aladdin @ The Opera House, Manchester

Panto season is well and truly upon us, and this year’s offering at Manchester Opera House – Aladdin – is a festive treat for all the family. 278 more words


Sir John Thompson

We are told he is the best Prime Minister Canada never had. Sir John Sparrow David Thompson served only two years in that capacity; an untimely death on 12 December 1894 cut short his stewardship. 1,219 more words


Bounded autonomy in the workplace

In John Thompson’s Merchants of Culture, he describes what might be termed the bounded autonomy enjoyed by some editorial teams within publishing houses. From pg 128: 412 more words


The concept of 'platform' in publishing

I’m reading John Thompson’s fascinating study of the publishing industry and finding much of relevance in it. One particularly useful idea is how the concept of ‘platform’ is used within publishing. 248 more words


Gabby Interviews Senior John Thompson

For this assignment, I chose to interview John Thompson. Interestingly enough, we went to rival high schools, Bethel vs. Spanaway Lake. I thought it would be a cool opportunity to get to know someone from back home. 243 more words