A memorable part of my role at St Laurence Cowley was Rector Chick. A fictional character, fluffy yellow chick, and ordained priest in a dog collar, he shared church news and engaged followers on St Laurence Cowley’s Twitter account. Rector Chick still exists on his own Twitter account and tweets from time to time. In… Continue reading Rector Chick
For the past few years I’ve been working in a variety of roles at St Laurence Cowley parish church in Greater London. I’ve been a lay* preacher there since 2009. It’s been a great opportunity to make use of my academic training in a different context. I asked the Howcroft family if they’d mind writing… Continue reading Lay preacher
After my return to England I completed a Master’s in print journalism at Brunel University. I took the course to improve my vocational skills and learn more about British newspaper journalism. I followed the NCTJ curriculum, gained some practical interviewing and news writing experience and wrote a few essays. For me the exciting part of… Continue reading After OhmyNews … a chapter of media analysis
I came back to this blog in 2015 after seeing a colleague’s PhD blog in their email signature. “Ooo,” I thought, “I wonder if mine is still online.” And it is. Then I thought it might be nice to write about what I’ve been doing since the PhD. The first job I had afterwards was… Continue reading My time at OhmyNews International in Seoul
Hello. Long time no see. :-) You can now download a complete copy of the PhD from the Durham University library website.
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I owe the blogosphere a post on Malcolm Jones’ book The Print in Early Modern England. It’s hard to know what to say really because it’s such a big book. It fills a gap in scholarship by providing a thorough overview of the print in 16th and 17th century Britain. If you’re one of the… Continue reading An Historical Oversight