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Yum Wrap - irregular musings on film, art, media & learning.

Dance on dear Marge…

Jim and Marge Welsh flew down the Melbourne Road to Ballarat in their borrowed Jaguar. It was December 1960. They arrived at the dance studio, upstairs at 12 Armstrong Street North, to be greeted by studio owner Marg Morcombe waving at them from the big steel windows that fronted the building. Jim and Marge had …
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Hands on for workshop presentation simplicity

Workshop presenting is a tough gig. Be it that big international conference, a masterclass for peers, or a quick 1 hour filler for internal staff. Audiences demand new ideas, snappy audio visual presentations and opportunities to play with your ideas and skills demonstrations. Coming up with hands on activities that have relevance to participants’ professional …
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From Red to Purple

  What a fabulous turn out for Red, thank you all so much for joining us. Here are some images and thought provoking opening and closing, and some middle, lines that the crowd came up with. Find yours, then check at the bottom for feedback and naming the winner, who we can’t name so hoping …
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Burlesque Sideshow

  I LOVE BURELSQUE and I don’t care if I’m shouting. It fabulous, fun, feminism with humour. Such a beautiful tradition of performance with female power. I LOVE IT. We have been working with Miss Nellie Minelli and her troupe of fabulousness for a few years now. The most recent incarnation is Burlesque Sideshow – …
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Social eLearning

Social Media and Learning for Business and Training – Yum Studio eLearning People now control how they consume media and what messages they care to hear through social media. But how do we get our business there, help our customers find us and post content that builds momentum with our business brand? Yum offers a …
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Blood on Ballarat

  Creative media is never more creative than when linked with a cultural event. In this case the Death in July Festival posed such a fabulous challenge: women, crime, writing, serials, reading, talks, presentations, and the fabulous serialised crime story ‘Blood on Ballarat’. Local author & publisher Jill Blee set out to curate a story …
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Project Grief

  Today I feel a bit sad. I have project grief. The project that I lived and breathed for eight months has finished. And clearly I have no idea what to do with myself. The Inside Story was its name, project is here, and here, and here. But how often should I visit, and revisit, …
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A City of Chaos & Hope

  It takes people to make a city. Literally, to dream it, to think it, to plan it, to build it. Figuratively, too bring it to life. A building, no matter how beautiful, is without life, until people walk through the door, laughing, singing, dancing, yelling, bell-ringing or to begin a journey. The small stories …
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Preview – The Inside Story

  Madame Yum here, I have been loving working on a social history project called The Inside Story, and we are one week away from preview. Can you come? ” Good Afternoon Everyone, Ballarat Heritage Weekend is fast approaching we are looking forward to an exciting program. I would like to invite you all to …
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