Posts Tagged: Headstart Social Media Journalists

An update

The last month has gone past in a bit of a blur with not one but two trips around the Olympic park, plenty of speed blogging, and interviewing practise, a Headstart Event at Discover Young Hackney  which was deemed a resounding success on all fronts!, and, I’ve been meaning to post this piece of audio for… Read more »

Speed Blogging, SMJ tweets and Olympic challenges..

The past two SMJ sessions have been fast and furious, with blogs aplenty and no shortage of things to talk or should I say blog about! We’ve even invented our own SMJ Olympic sport, ‘Speed Blogging’ This involves an Olympics related story – we’re awash with them, literally,  – an unsuspecting SMJ, and a stop watch….. Read more »

A Blog on You!

What’s a BLOG? Simple definition: It’s a conversation. I have been asked by the good people at The Learning Trust in Hackney, to deliver a How To Blog workshop tomorrow, as part of a programme they are running for some young Olympic Ambassadors from 52 School’s in Hackney. The Ambassadors, are all in Year 6, (the final year in… Read more »

This is it..

So, this is it. Just 196 days to go. We’re on the home straight. All those preparations, all the building, all the talk, and now we’re in it, 2012! the year which, like 1908 and 1948, will go down in British History. ‘Where were you when?” will be the FAQ and the SMJ’s will be a… Read more »

Words with Passion..

This week, Charlie, The SMJ’s and I took a trip down to The Guardian HQ in Kings Cross, courtesy of the lovely Benji Lanyado. We received the grand top-to-bottom tour of the impressively swanky – and as Bianca pointed out ‘corporate’ and ‘rather intimidating’ glass building – including the news room floor where the excitement… Read more »

London to Lausanne and back again…(in a day!)

Last Thursday, 20/10/11, armed with two lap tops, five flip cams and two good cameras, Bianca, Claudia, Jake, Kaspian, Charlie and myself, set off from our North East London homes, before the crack of dawn and headed for Heathrow airport, destination Geneva, Switzerland.. Our mission for the day was to travel to The Olympic Museum,Lausanne,… Read more »