Photo by michal dziekonski on Unsplash

I want to listen to podcasts more than I should. However; I have to get past the issue I have with any media that I listen too — I want to take notes on everything that I listen too.

This is not helped by the fact that there are 2…


Use the hastag #DEHEM21

Blue and black logo depicting a graduation cap with the words “Disabled in Higher Ed”
Taken from official website

It was a few days ago that I discovered that it was Disabled Empowerment in Higher Education Month on Twitter. I discovered that this was a celebration of disabled people in higher education. Making it more accessible and visible to the wider-world.

Over the next month conversations will be held…


My impressions as someone who is becoming a Endnote Engineer

My Endnote library as of 28th September 2021

A year ago, I achieved a lifelong dream — I purchased my own copy of Endnote X9. Over the years, when I have been in further education — I have loved the idea of having Endnote. But I have never really had the need to have it, as I hold…


Was written back in 2018

Tom Hiddleston; photo from The National Theatre Live website by Johan Persson

You may have noticed I’ve been on a little Tom Hiddleston binge, when I found out that he played Coriolanus in the Donmar Warehouse production. Trying to find it online I couldn’t so I resided to the fact that I wouldn’t be able to find it as it wasn’t released…


Photo by Adolfo Félix on Unsplash

Apart from my oats in the morning, the thing I am most looking forward to is my first cup of tea. My brew of choice is Yorkshire English Breakfast Strong. I am very lucky that I live in an age where there is electricity at a flick of a switch…


Image from Nicole van der Hoeven

I was happy to see a few days ago that the notification popped up to let me know Readwise now had an integration to Obsidian. I had been using another 3rd party plugin which did work, but it wasn’t the best.

Since discovering Readwise and the Zettelkasten method I have…


How I work with the majority of digital books and audiobooks

I read a lot, and a lot of what I read — I want to take notes. Though I have physical books, I tend to primarily read via ebooks or audiobooks. I thought I would write down a step-by-step article on my process of dealing with books. …


I grew up in the era of computers. Specifically, computers being in classrooms. As someone who has only use of one hand, and whose writing is not the greatest — computers made my life a lot easier.

Because of my stroke, I only have use of my left hand. I…


How one machine changed lives

I think that because I am a direct result of advancements in medicine and technology, that is one of the reasons why I have wanted to look into the history of open-heart surgery. I think it may also be because I am someone who is interested in history.

Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash

Nevertheless, the…


During the number, Non-Stop in Hamilton, Aaron Burr steps into the spotlight:

ALEXANDER JOINS FORCES WITH JAMES MADISON AND JOHN JAY TO WRITE A SERIES OF ESSAYS DEFENDING THE NEW UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, ENTITLED THE FEDERALIST PAPERS. THE PLAN WAS TO WRITE A TOTAL OF TWENTY-FIVE ESSAYS, THE WORK DIVIDED…

Tansy Bradshaw

Murderino. Cat Lady. I write about stuff that interests me. She/Her and They/Them

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