Category Archives: Just interesting

Eternal Exploration 2.0

It has been sometime since I have posted on the ‘Eternal Exploration’ blog, around a year in fact. I started this blog as a place to share thoughts and activities related to my teaching and learning in geography, both at … Continue reading

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Thinking about ‘Happy Cities’

Last year at Villiers Park Education Trust as part of the ‘Geographical Imaginations‘ course I delivered a new session which focused on cities. In previous years I had spent the time to explore sustainable cities and what that meant in … Continue reading

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Reflections on Academia 2.0: Challenges of impact, communication and relevance

This is the first of a series of posts related to a recent event I attended at the University of Manchester, Academia 2.0 challenges of impact, communication and relevance. The event organised by Dr Gale Raj-Reichert and was supported by … Continue reading

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104 Books in a Year

It seemed like January disappeared really quickly. I had intended to write this blog post in the first week of the year but alas the month sped past. I like to set challenges for the year, and this time I … Continue reading

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Broadening your geographical mind

In the past I have written about how podcasts are a great way for students to explore other areas of geography. This post is really an update with another suggestion along similar lines. I’ve recently discovered the London School of … Continue reading

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Vistas from a Mumbai slum

I very rarely have the time at the minute to pick up a book and read it cover to cover in a matter of days. One exception recently has been a book by Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, … Continue reading

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Historical Trans-Atlantic slave trade networks: A reflection

Over the Christmas holidays I’ve been reading the historical novel ‘New York‘ by Edward Rutherfurd – the book charts the development of the city right from its first settlers through a series of characters. Early on in the book there … Continue reading

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