Category: Blogs, RSS etc

A new look!

I’ve had the same theme on my blog for quite some time now. I mentioned last week that, having tested CampusPress’s Accessibility plugin, I realised I needed to change some of the font colouring, so it seemed a good time, rather than updating just the colour to start over.  I’ve gone for CampusPress’s Flex –…

3 years

During January, there have been several events that have made me think about getting back into blogging properly. Martin Weller’s 1000th blog post (though I realise this is going to be my 848th) more or less coincided with seeing Edubloggers 28 day challenge. Added to both of those, I’ve been doing more work with our CampusPress…

Testing Gutenberg Plugin

Natalie alerted me this morning to the WP5.0 – codenamed  Gutenberg – it’s only available as a plugin now, which I’ve installed; I can see why the ratings are so diverse; it looks very different.   I’m liking it so far … though less keen on some of the automation – (e.g. offering to add…

“On this day”

Facebook’s “On this day” often throws up things I’d totally forgotten about. Today’s was work related, and, in many ways, it’s still as relevant now as it was 7 years ago: I’’m recently starting to think more and more about Web2.0 and teaching; more specifically how much is actually “web2.0” (on the assumption it can…

Blogging, and other tools generally…

I’ve started looking through various bookmarked pages; an interesting co-incidence that when I thought I’d try to look at a range of aspects of Blogging in HE, I found that WordPress now offers the ability to use an online creator at WordPress.com to write for a self hosted blog. Not sure I’d bother in the…

And to the future …

I finally left the University of Portsmouth last week, after 17 years, 1 as a student, 16 working. Now to start to think about where I want my career to go – right now eLearning and/or primary computing are the areas that are particularly attracting me. I haven’t yet plucked up the courage to check to…