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the end of the scrapbooks

Catherine started an interesting thread on the OCA Student forum with which I sympathised. I’m not an artist in the same way as Catherine but I identified with her state of mind concerning feelings of being stuck. http://oca-student.com/node/90295?page=1   and http://catherinebanks.wordpress.com/2012/07/31/reflections-on-progress-as-at-31st-july-2012/#comments On re-reading … Continue reading

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Muller, W. (2003) Karat – Sky Over St Petersburg. Nazraeli Press. Tucson USA ISBN-3: 932809-40-8

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(This book arrived from Missouri Central library courtesy of the Surrey libraries in Oxted. Even the library staff were amazed that this was possible, and makes future suggested readings quite intriguing as to where the books may come from.) There … Continue reading

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness, Julian Germaine

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http://www.juliangermain.com/projects/foreveryminute.php Germaine met Charles Shelling while walking to see Portsmouth Football team when he noticed Snelling selling flower cuttings priced in odd specific amounts, such as 57p, 83p and so on. He followed Charlie’s comings and goings and documented them … Continue reading

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Lewis’s Fifth Floor – A Department Story, Stephen King

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I can only show the cover of the book with a link to various images found through a Google search – https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=lewis’s+fifth+floor&hl=en&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=TlsQUIOMCobF0QWelIC4DA&ved=0CF4Q_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=705 The book is fairly small but contains 160 pages of photos and text. When King first walked into … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 revised based on tutor feedback

Assignment 2 student submission V2

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The Harvard Reference System

To be used in future wherever appropriate- http://www.oca-uk.com/data/useful_documents/harvard-referencing-system-booklet.pdf   (January 31st 2012)

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Pre-assignment 2 recommended research- Diane Arbus, Revelations

I tried to find this book in libraries and second-hand with no success, and after buyuing a new copy I can understand its scarcity – it is a definitive guide to Diane Arbus’  life and work, and whereas previously I … Continue reading

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