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Paraphrasing Standage's War & Peace in The Global Village

Do your first academic skills exercise :

  • Paraphrase a section of the Tom Standage required reading and provide a properly formatted reference of the text in UWE Harvard system.
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The Praising Purple Prose Poem

My humble, grovelling apologies for my lamentable lack of activity recently. Busy, busy, busy…and so little time. And at my age, too. Shouldn’t be allowed. So I’ll just pop up one of my dubious poems (that’s dubious as in merit, rather than taste) as a peace offering, and I’ll try and catch up with a few of the blogs I follow…tomorrow. 155 more words

Writing

Proof of Concept

I’ve just worked my way through the available videos in Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studio project on YouTube and I think they’re really worth your time. Like his earlier short films all the videos are full of ideas and wonderful / haunting images, and their incomplete concept feel is part of the charm. 60 more words

Film

The Keep (1982) is on NetflixUK.

I noticed last night that Micheal Mann’s The Keep (1983) is currently available on Netflix UK. ¬†Despite being screened occasionally on Film4 this is welcome news for anyone still clinging onto their VHS or, like me, their poor laserdisc to DVD copy. ¬† 191 more words

Film