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Looking back to 1975.....

Five years on from the first ‘Looking back’ and things in my life had changed dramatically and rapidly. The first of these posts received quite a positive reaction so I have been motivated to continue with them and I will try to follow a similar pattern as established there. 1,051 more words

Family History

A Red Beetle

“One person’s car is another person’s scenery.”
– Jonathan Ive

Photography

2.0 Back to School: The Second Lap

January is here. Term two has arrived with a thump. Christmas gave us all, weary from testing, marking and smiling, a well-earned respite from children, colleagues and the classroom’s confinement. 862 more words

Education

Hedgehog verses Goldfish

Reverse Engineer

The purpose of this post is to analyze how the design principles: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, Proximity, and Color are successfully used in the Volkswagon advertisement below. 583 more words

Reverse Engineer

Carmakers hedge bets on electric, self-driving future

Ford and Volkswagen said Tuesday they plan to pool their efforts on electric and self-driving cars — proof that even some of the most powerful automakers in the world aren’t sure where the technology is headed. 399 more words

Ride-sharing

1.7 Straw Dreams and Stone Tablets

For four months, in order to work, to pay the mortgage, to teach, to work at a brilliant school, I’ve lived in a van 65 miles away from home, or 96 minutes, door-to-door, if you don’t meet a tractor along the way. 583 more words

Education

1.6 Pit Stops and Paper Jams

I started the week hiding in the cinema, at a late showing, just to avoid the cold. The cinema was toasty, the film was rotten. I give it two stars, but I think I’m being generous on account of the radiating warmth. 678 more words

Education