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Feedback to my session and questions from others at the celtic IASYM colloquium. #cIASYMc2015

After my session on Wednesday the group had a wide-ranging 30mins discussion throwing about some of the topics of my talk, here are some of the notes I took of that discussion the session was on play within christian faith-based youth work as resistance to the socioeconomic commodification of young people (or something like that.) […]

Thoughts from the Celtic IASYM colloquium. #colloquium

I went to the inaugural Celtic IASYM colloquium on Wednesday and Thursday this week. It was generally good, and I enjoyed being there, so here are some thoughts on the event. Venue. It was held in a halls of residence for students at Belfast’s Queens university. So it was basic accommodation, but that’s fine. It […]

Hi, My Name is scott. Today I want to talk about…

Last night, I was getting ready for bed when I had something approximating an epiphany. It was a thought that popped into my head and made sense of something I had been thinking about “what does the Scottish Government policy document say about this?” I admit that not often have the words epiphany, Scottish Government […]

A wee trip to the fringe.

I have an enjoyable day out at the Edinburgh fringe on friday with the wee ones. We kicked about Edinburgh and its 3D nature while taking in 4 shows from the fringe programme. First we went to see the magnificently titled Princess Pumpalot, the farting princess. (subtitled) – She’s a Princess and she farts. What […]

#IndyReF songs 11 (for the moning after) – Friends by Adam Buxton

F-R-I-E-N-D-S, do you really need them? Yes! If you haven’t got a friend, then you’re just you. There’s half as many things that you can do. Who’s going to tell you that you’re not a brat, if not your best friend? Do you recall when we did that? Yes! Sharing – the brilliant jokes we’ve […]

The day is past and gone.

  Yesterday brought the news that International Christian College (ICC) will be ceasing operations. http://www.icc.ac.uk/content/current-operations I am a former student of ICC and I am glad I went there. When I left school with no highers and only 1 standard grade at level 3 (C+ equivalent). I never thought I could do academic work. I […]