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How to feed a baby pigeon and other vital advice (Rousse)

I kept a baby pigeon in a tiny cage in the corner of my granny’s kitchen. I regretted my decision to store his favourite food (fresh broccoli) with the coal in the bucket next to the back door. The coal … Continue reading

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When an interactive workshop goes wrong (Rousse)

This five day interactive workshop was not delivering creative ideas as anticipated. The participants were merely going through the motions of the exercises that they were set, and appeared to have no interest whatsoever in forming research relationships with one … Continue reading

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Commercial opportunity for a copy shop chain (Rousse)

I ran across the road, narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic from the right, to reach the bus stop before the arrival of the number 11. Although it was a Sunday, the bus was packed. Most of the passengers were on the … Continue reading

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Faerie Queene revision strategy (Rousse)

ST claimed that he’d done no revision, but I didn’t believe him. What was certain, however, was that I was yet to open Spenser’s Faerie Queene. I didn’t even have a copy of the poem in my possession and the … Continue reading

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1980s innovations in publishing: the musical academic journal (Rousse)

GMcM and I were browsing through old copies of the Journal of Information Science. Back in 1989 the fonts were enormous. What surprised us most of all, however, was that each issue was musical, just like a novelty greeting card.

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Rousse messes up version control

As I settled into my seat to listen to the first speaker I caught a glimpse of the conference programme. It looked so much more colourful and detailed than the version that Belle and I had sent to the print … Continue reading

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Curries by barcode and a couple of moves (Rousse)

It was a Friday night and, as was the custom, the EdCM crowd was meeting at the Curry Kettle in Merchiston for a balti. However, something was a little different this evening. Instead of giving your order to the waitress … Continue reading

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