Monthly Archives: May 2017

Lawn update – 29th May

Hot, warm and cool to wet and dry has been the order of the day over the past week, so typical British weather then. Good for grass growth and development of a lawn though. No earthworm activity has been noticed for some time now – probably going back to early April when the ground dried out quite a bit and rainfall was distinctly lacking over much of the UK. A quick update of what has been happening over the past week: 23rd

Web 1.0, 2.0, ++

A bite sized take on Web numbering Early numbers, 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0, are generally fairly widely accepted, although anything higher is arguably more made-up and used for envisioning a concept, which may or may not deliver a tangible outcome. Some realistic and not so realistic outcomes…. Let’s start with Web 1.0, which was the original passive web which started it all off and allowed for the display and operation of hypertext links. The WWW was invented by Tim Berners

Lawn update – 21st May

It’s now 5 weeks since the last lawn update as the renovation work was just completed, so how is it going? Here’s today’s picture: Compared with the 15th April, showing a significantly positive contrast: To finish off the renovation from the 14th April, the following day (the 15th) I then carried out a light forking (25mm – 70mm depth) of the remainder of the lawn – this just took 8 minutes to complete the bottom ‘half’. This was really a

Turfcare industry – A learning community?

With so much happening in the world of politics, a bit of reflection on my own industry sub-sector in relation to what degree is it a learning community, or not. I’m looking at this through the context of a learning lens, based on the topology of Dron & Anderson (2014), briefly seeing how relevant, I think, are the constructs of ‘Collective’, ‘Group’, ‘Network’ and ‘Set’, and also how these relate to a ‘Community’, which is often a term used to describe