Nicked by the Nationals

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Last month, amid rushing around filming for my 10-minute TV documentary on Mantovani and working on this site, I wrote a story about Bournemouth University students who were asking for Facebook to be banned on campus because they’re never able to use the computer facilities for their work. My story was published in our uni paper WIRE a couple weeks ago, and to my surprise, today, the Daily Telegraph nicked my story! They put it on the front cover of the newspaper, and even took a quote verbatim:

Miguel Dias, a final-year field archaeology student, told Wire, the student paper: “I come into university at 9am to work on my dissertation thinking I’ve beaten the crowd to the computers and I still can’t get on them because people are on Facebook.”


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majestica v3

After a three-year-long hiatus, it gives me great pleasure to announce that Majestica, my personal web presence, is back! This time round, I’ve finally got a proper domain of my own (that’s been paid for, for two years!), so hopefully I’ll eventually start uploading more downloadable graphic layouts and other content, as before.

Digital Portfolio
As you may have noticed, a big reason for Majestica‘s continued existence is to host my Digial Portfolio, because, well, I’m a broke student about to graduate, who needs a job. Here you can view high-res versions of all my articles, print layouts and websites by clicking the thumbnail Read More… »