Wednesday, October 7, 2009


We had such a productive day today!
We had a Faculty training day.  The theme was "Your career"
Thelo Wakefield explained the University performance management system and cleared up a number of concerns.
We discussed the new degree designators, and I was able to reflect upon my 2 and a half years, and give feedback to comments made by staff.
Chris Lombard taught us how to beg, and Chris Winberg told us about the category of teaching and learning in the performance management session.
Retha did a really nice speed dating exercise.
Finally Charles Gilbert, in his own inimitable way, cleared up some issues about BEE.
I REALLY enjoy spending a day with the Faculty!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Welcome to the Blogosphere

So, suddenly the blogging has taken off! And that just as I was considering giving up this blog in favour of Twitter (ha ha ha)
Ayesha Toyer tells me her students are all a blogging now. (And some of them are actually following me - NOGAL!). Ayesha is blogging at
All this at the same time as my wife, Franci's students have also started blogging about their "out of body experiences". They have been given an instruction to alter their physical appearance in some way, and live like that for two weeks, blogging about their experience. Check out some of their work at

So, welcome to the Blogosphere