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Happy 6th Birthday to My Blog

Continuous Strings has been around for six years now, how awesome is that? It has helped me express myself in a way that has kept me encouraged to write. I just wish I could win the lottery, buy a flat in Whitby and just spend six months writing... That is how much a I love… Continue reading Happy 6th Birthday to My Blog

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We Sold Our House & Other Excitement (Not Really)

House Sale We’ve sold our house (yay!) and finally decided on a new one. It is a really stressful thing to do, it turns out. We spent the weekend with a skip, throwing out everything we don’t need or don’t use. 10 years of detritus really does add up. Our sale is more mature than… Continue reading We Sold Our House & Other Excitement (Not Really)

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Thing 5: Emoji’s and Diversity

Thing 5 asks you to consider the impact of diverse representation via the emojis we all know and love. I wrote a blog about the impact of emoji’s taking over how we write things, certainly in a colloquial manner. I remember when it was in the news not so long ago, regarding the ability to… Continue reading Thing 5: Emoji’s and Diversity

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100 Object Project: #21 The Baby Sock in my Desk Drawer

I have had this sock in my desk drawer for many years. It belonged to my older daughter, Daisy. I can’t remember the exact set of circumstances that resulted in this baby sock ending up in my desk, but I can imagine. When you’re a mum, you tend to have a lot of random things… Continue reading 100 Object Project: #21 The Baby Sock in my Desk Drawer

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Thing 1 & 2: 23 Things for Digital Knowledge

My manager came across a course ran by the University of Edinburgh called "23 Things for Digital Knowledge" and felt it was something I could do for personal development (my role, like so many these days, is leaning towards more digital output). It is a step-by-step programme, mainly aimed at their own staff and students (but… Continue reading Thing 1 & 2: 23 Things for Digital Knowledge