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Video Recap 2

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DMU Board Games | Recruiting new members!

“The more the merrier!” We had our games and we had our rules but it seamed that we were a little thin on the ground in terms members for our …

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DMU Board Games | Magic the Gathering Commander!

“I often wonder what I will be remembered in history for. Scholar? Military hero? Builder?” For the third and final revisit we returned to MTG for a wildly played multiplayer …

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DMU Board Games | Scavenger hunt

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” As a group we decided we first needed to a acquire a few board games before recruiting more members and playing the games. …

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DMU Board Games | Cards Against Humanity v2.0

“Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity” So as done with Monopoly it was time to return to the short but sweet game of Cards Against Humanity, with its offensive jokes …

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DMU Board Games | Speed Monopoly!

“Bad news travels at the speed of light; good news travels like molasses” After playing a fair few card games we all felt it was time to return to our …

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DMU Board Games | Deer Lord!

“One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.”  A few weeks back Luis joined our group and donated his Indie game “Deer Lord!”. This game, …

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DMU Board Games | Magic the Gathering!

“Magic: The Gathering is like Dungeons and Dragons if D&D was played with cards and didn’t take 18 weeks.” So after last week we all decided to stick to the …

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DMU Board Games | Cards Against Humanity!

“No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.” So after we kicked off last week with the classic game Monopoly …

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DMU Board Games | Monopoly??

 “Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant” Today was our first week of properly playing games as a group and so to celebrate we decided to play the …

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Another Low Point

Sadly we were unable to find another game for this weeks session so the group decided on Uno Again. After spending the week attempting to fix the Uno card machine […] Continue reading

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A New Contender

Callum Moir really struck out this week with the game renown for destroying friendships, Uno, but not just any Uno, Uno Extreme. The only down side of this weeks session […] Continue reading

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Round upon Round

This week we finally got a full turnout with 8 members, which means we must be doing something right at least. I think that adding twitter to our social media […] Continue reading

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LFG (Looking for Game)

We decided to look round some local charity shops for some new games to play for the session this week but to my surprise all we could find were puzzles […] Continue reading

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First week

Our first sessions turnout was pretty strong and went a lot better than we expected. Cards Against humanity really helped break the ice between everyone and eased us into what […] Continue reading

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Joe Mercer » DIY-DMU 2016-01-16 21:33:02

Our next social media project is to create a sort of club that gets together on a regular basic and document it, frankly finding a topic for this is a […] Continue reading

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Breaking Through Mental Walls

So for another module on the course tech-1004 we were recently giving the assignment of creating a short 2 minuet audio piece, ideally for radio, which consists of dialogue, ambient […] Continue reading

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Neck Nomination – Too far?

Just when I thought the Neck Nomination craze was dying out, I heard about the recent story of the death of two young men in Ireland, which resulted from joining the trend. According to reports on social media websites, the … Continue reading Continue reading

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The impact of technology on Children

Thinking back to when you were a child is always a great trip down memory lane. Playing outside all day, riding bikes, building tents out of bed sheets, playing Mum’s and babies and just generally having not a care in … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Selfie Takeover: ‘Selfie Olympics’

The latest trend to take over social networking sites is the ‘Selfie Olympics’ whereby you take a photo of yourself; hashtag ‘#SelfieOlympics’ and upload it to twitter/instagram, then you’re in the competition!!!! However it’s not just a simple ‘duckface’ portrait … Continue reading Continue reading

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Storify: The Lee Rigby Murder Trial

In a recent task, I was introduced to the website ‘Storify’ which allows you to create and publish articles using relevant social networking sources. I really enjoyed using this tool as it helped me to create a story, or rather, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Paper.li (Dreamworks Animation)

For this week’s blog post, we were asked to create Twitter Lists based on a particular subject that was of interest to you. I’m really interested in animation and illustration so I thought, why not create a Twitter list that features all … Continue reading Continue reading

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Personal view on the Social Media & Technology Module

What would your digital footprint show? I was assigned to write this blog post a very long time ago, and, although I am very late, I do actually think that now is the best time to review the Social Media … Continue reading Continue reading

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Welcome to my Blog!

Hi there! Welcome to my Social Media blog! This page will be my own tapestry of Social Media and it’s conventions, in addition to general posts about my everyday life. I’ll be exploring the world of social media and how … Continue reading Continue reading

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People – Graduation

So I finally graduated on Saturday, and collected my FIRST!!!
I was completely shocked when I found out my results to be fair,
But after a whirlwind weekend and a graduation that went in a bit of a blur,
I’ve had time to reflect and think,
And th… Continue reading

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A journeys end?

And so here it is…
The end.
After 3 years at university yesterday morning (20th May) I sat my final ever exam (unless for some reason I do some more educating of myself years down the line)
In the last few days/weeks, I’ve seen a lot of pe… Continue reading

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Team v campaign 2

So I once again haven’t blogged in a while (lot’s of stuff happening as usual) however it is DEFINITELY worth blogging now,
I have just started campaign numero 2 for Team v which is: ‘Make time for your mind: Promoting healthier minds… Continue reading

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Godot was Here

On Sunday 21st October I ventured out across Bede Park to the Western Pub, but I wasn’t going for a Pint, I was in fact going to watch Off The Fence Theatre Company’s 16th production, in which they turned the upstairs of the pub into a temp… Continue reading

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Team v

So I have just become a Team v leader, what is that you ask? Well it’s a 9 month long leadership programme developed by vInspired. Over the course of the next 9 months I will be running 3 campaigns in … Continue reading  Continue reading

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Talentmatch bid

On Tuesday 16th October I was part of a presentation as part of the short listing for a new Lottery funded project called talent match for Leicester and Leicestershire. The project will invest up to £100 million into helping young … Continue reading  Continue reading

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The Power of the Paralympics

I was meant to post this up quite some time ago, as I wrote it for the Demon newspaper, however it was not put into the paper, so now I am posting it here We all know the Olympics and … Continue reading  Continue reading

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I’ve gone and done it.

After over 3 years of deliberation, I have signed myself up to trek the Great Wall of China in October 2013. I am trekking the wall for the MS Society and am to raise a minimum of £2800,  I will be documenting my fundraising and journey here so please follow it: http://kristinatrekschina.wordpress.com/ You can also donate […] Continue reading

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Reminiscing

It seems so long ago since I last wrote a blog post, and yet I always think of things I would like to write about,  it’s over a month since I came back from Tunisia and that in itself is just crazy, But it’s not just recent events I have recently been thinking about, it’s […] Continue reading

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Tunisian Troubles

I thought I would give a little run down of what actually happened over the course of my supposed holiday, we booked our holiday back in February through a website called Travel Republic. It was a brilliant deal, all inclusive, nice hotel, flights with british airways and transfers for a damn good price. I thought […] Continue reading

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Sticking with it…

Ok so my last post was about me going on a diet, this was just before my all inclusive holiday to Tunisia, which by the way was lovely, however I must confess I perhaps didn’t stick to it as well as I should have done, however I did feel like I had lost something and […] Continue reading

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Dieting…

So I’ve decided to go on a diet, not one of these ridiculously fad diets that you lose loads of weight instantly but are constantly hungry and the minute you eat something you gain a stone, A responsible healthy diet, basically eating things that are good for me and cutting down all the sugary fatty […] Continue reading

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