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My study buddy Bear

Posted by Open Polytechnic in Lana's Study Journey, 14 June 2017 · 331 views
Studying, Time Management and 6 more...

My study buddy Bear If you follow this blog you will know that nearly a year ago I brought a dog called Bear for my daughter. He is a purebred Golden Labrador...well meant to be. People often ask me what kind of dog he is, when I reply a Lab the reaction I generally get is 'really?' and you can see what their thinking, 'Gawd she got ripped off'.

Bear is gangly, all legs and...


Learning to ‘Just Keep Swimming’ Through Procrastination

Posted by Open Polytechnic in Study Tips, 23 August 2016 · 1401 views
online learning and 2 more...

Learning to ‘Just Keep Swimming’ Through Procrastination Recently I saw the film ‘Finding Dory’ about a fish that inspires people with her mantra, ‘just keep swimming’. One look at her adorable animated eyes and her upbeat attitude and I was thoroughly convinced that I could achieve anything in life. But what is it like in real life to be that optimistic? With work and other life commitments, tackling a big ass...


My tertiary education journey

Posted by Open Polytechnic in Exploring Career Paths, 21 April 2016 · 1361 views
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My tertiary education journey I joined the Open Polytechnic more than a decade ago, upon completion of my Master’s thesis in philosophy at the University of Canterbury. I am the course leader for 71203 Business Ethics and 71135 Personal and Organisational Learning, and for the ethics modules of 78102 Management in Context. My role is to guide and support students in these courses, wor...


Vietnamese Inspired Chicken Sandwiches

Posted by Open Polytechnic in Julia's KitchenHacks, 15 December 2015 · 815 views
food, recipes

Vietnamese Inspired Chicken Sandwiches Makes 4

This sandwich is something I created randomly one day after looking at a Vietnamese cookery book. It's inspired by the influence the French had on Vietnamese cooking. It's by no means authentic but it is delicious!

This is a fantastic recipe that is great for either lunch or dinner. Because of the crusty baguette, you can make the sandwiches a d...

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