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The Cork A Wine & Beer Blog

17 February 2012

It is hard to believe that we are already near the end of the second month of 2012, time is warping on by.  In truth 2012 seems more like a year from a science fiction novel , where...

Reading for pleasure II

28 February 2011

Nearing the end of Fintan O’Toole’s Enough is Enough How to Build a New Republic, thought it would be a good casual read during the build up to the election.  I like the...

Thoughts on articles concerning Blogs & Self-Regulated Learning

28 February 2011

After reading the ‘Web Logs and Online Discussions as Tools to Promote Reflective Practice’ & ‘Self-Regulated Learning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments:...

A Beautiful Saturday Morning

26 February 2011

After rising early to do a few hours work on my thesis, I now gaze out my window at a wonderfully sunny spring morning.  As my dog advances the notion of taking her for a walk I feel...