Category Archives: Sensation

The senses of learning: touch

I have only thrown one pot in my life, a rather lumpy green affair, but nonetheless, it holds pride of place on a shelf, testament to a liberal schooling system and limitless enthusiasm. This morning i was listening to an … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: vinyl

There’s a faint hiss from the speakers the moment i turn them on. As the stylus meets the vinyl, there is a distinct click, then a hiss with regular ‘tick‘… ‘tick‘ sounds from a scratch. When the music comes in, … Continue reading

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Learning leadership: simulation and reality

Leadership is not a process: it’s an art. I don’t mean that it doesn’t have structure, but rather that there is a highly subjective and qualitative dimension to it. It’s contextual and requires discretion and decision making in terms of … Continue reading

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It’s all in the mind. Losing consciousness, learning about conscious experience and what it means to be me.

Life is made up of experiences, some of them more unusual than others. We sense the world around us, experiences that are translated into memories, memories that meld together to form our personal histories, our ‘selves’. In a slight deviation … Continue reading

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