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Monthly Archives: January, 2007

Bolton, a strange place to be

You won’t see Bolton University’s Chadwick Campus in their prospectus. The spread out complex is very 1960s – very similar to my secondary school in Birtley near Newcastle (that bit’s … Continue reading

January 31, 2007 · 1 Comment

Week 2 Assignment

Assignment: You are required to produce a single image for World Picture Network or Xinhua on the theme of Migrant Workers . For this assignment there are no specific instructions … Continue reading

January 31, 2007 · Leave a comment

Bolton, a strange place to be

You won’t see Bolton University’s Chadwick Campus in their prospectus. The spread out complex is very 1960s – very similar to my secondary school in Birtley near Newcastle (that bit’s … Continue reading

January 30, 2007 · 1 Comment

Week 2 Assignment

Assignment: You are required to produce a single image for World Picture Network or Xinhua on the theme of Migrant Workers . For this assignment there are no specific instructions … Continue reading

January 30, 2007 · Leave a comment

The words get longer (and longer)

If you can’t read, this course isn’t for you. Some of these essays we have to devour are turning my guts inside out. Take these two concluding sentences from David … Continue reading

January 24, 2007 · Leave a comment

The words get longer (and longer)

If you can’t read, this course isn’t for you. Some of these essays we have to devour are turning my guts inside out. Take these two concluding sentences from David … Continue reading

January 24, 2007 · Leave a comment

The words get longer (and longer)

If you can’t read, this course isn’t for you. Some of these essays we have to devour are turning my guts inside out. Take these two concluding sentences from David … Continue reading

January 24, 2007 · Leave a comment

The first lecture – Getty Images

I quite enjoyed our Thursday afternoon discussion on Getty Images. I was quite taken aback by course leader Ian Beesley’s revelation that he earned between £5,000 and £11,000 a year … Continue reading

January 23, 2007 · Leave a comment

Week 1 Assignment

Assignment: Produce a single image of a national news event to be posted on Getty Images. We suggest you check the newspapers, TV news and web to see what is … Continue reading

January 23, 2007 · Leave a comment

The first two days

Twenty-ish people on the course, plus another group simultaneously studying in Dalian, China. If there’s one thing I’ve learned pretty fast about this course it’s that there are some long … Continue reading

January 23, 2007 · 1 Comment