Tag Archives: digital

Adele: opening keynote singer (Rousse)

The conference delegates turned to face the runway in the centre of the room. I followed their gaze to the plump woman with a microphone in her hand. How exciting that Adele was the keynote singer! Although I barely knew … Continue reading

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Digerati dismissal (Rousse)

TPR drove me to the networking event as soon as I finished my baking. This one was even posher than the last, held in the river-side home of the regular sponsors. They had put on the most magnificent spread and … Continue reading

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Brad Pitt tattoos his forehead in latest celebrity revelation (Rousse)

Brad Pitt sat at the end of my bed at the Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh. In such close proximity to the famous movie star, I could see that his face was covered in tiny freckles. These comprised a mixture of miniscule … Continue reading

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George Michael’s eyes (Rousse)

George Michael sought me out at CC’s flat in Edinburgh’s west end. George had heard about my work on digital personhood and was keen to volunteer as a case study celebrity whose privacy was frequently compromised. While I was delighted … Continue reading

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Digital media experts flummoxed by musical suitcase (Rousse)

What fun: at last KA and I had wangled things so that we were both heading to the same conference! Ahead of us lay two days of academic discussion of digital media. My father-in-law drove us to the venue from … Continue reading

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A lack of stemware, a missing husband, and a woman obsessed with Wham! (Rousse)

I was so proud that I was able to host the conference at my parents’ house, especially when the delegates demonstrated their appreciation of the venue by taking photos of the grand rooms and the huge ornate staircase. However, the … Continue reading

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