Marilyn Unmasking: what’s new?

Challenge Your Camera #8

Sport I won’t say I’m the least sporty person I know, but I’m come pretty close. Poor balance, problems with proprioception – basically that means I don’t ‘know’ where my body is in spatial terms, and hyper-mobility means team games are out.As for watching sport? Looking back, I’ve watched some ‘major’ events over the past…

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Week Two: Setting off

This is the end of the second week of my new Open University studies. It has been fulfilling and enlightening. As all useful education should be. The Ups Spent some time wandering through the OU Library Service, made a few notes, then carried on with other things. Yesterday I did a general (Google) search on…

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Challenge your Camera #7

Bridges To state that since humans were confronted by bodies of water there have been bridges is just a tad presumptuous. The animal world has been in the construction game for millennia, and in darker recesses there are probably plants, organisms and microbes doing exactly the same.From basic log structures, now rotted into the very…

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Journey Interrupted; Now Resumed

Return to Study: The Ups, Downs, and SidewaysWeek One, Starting Out The Ups The door has been unlocked, I’ve been readmitted, and it’s great to be back, researching a topic of my own choosing while nestled in the arms of the OU’s tried-and-tested higher education system: Challenged. Reassured. Supported autonomy.The OU Online Library service has…

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Challenge Your Camera #6 Colour Splash

Same destination, different path. I have many excuses for my decision: I don’t have the App for my phone; if I had the App I wouldn’t be going outside in the cold to use it; I’m not going out because I’m one of the few who’s had side effects from the vaccine jab.If you don’t…

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Taking up the camera challenge

Challenge #5: Steps and Stairs Thanks to HopsSkipsandJumps I learned about these regular photo challenges, and I felt the urge to climb aboard the photo fun. My first offerings, as we’re still in Lockdown, are some ‘blasts from the past’: Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England. Imposing, Grade 1 listed Tudor Moot Hall stands on the corner of…

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