Author Gerhard

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Thank you for visiting this site. It has been a home for three years of my DMU ‘Communication Arts’ studies. Now, as I have graduated, this site will only be available for a short time, after which it will be… Continue Reading →

Do you really want a Bag?

Thank you for coming here. Are you a plastic conscious consumer? Help us out … and help yourself. Click here to start … What impact does plastic have on your life? Would you change your habits? See your preliminary results.


This is the last reflective blog of my university experience. It reflects on the Community Media Development module as a whole. There were different stages and blogs such as Hinckley Community Media, and Wyoming Community Media. There was also a… Continue Reading →

Covid-19 and Climate

Is there a link between the coronavirus crisis and the climate crisis and what is that link? This question has occupied me recently and I have been looking for answers. One thing, which immediately comes to mind is both these… Continue Reading →

Social Media

Below is a video with my refections on the social media module, component C, at Leicester’s De Montfort University. Learning in this module has been immense with the discovery of how to do a podcast, edit it, add a jingle… Continue Reading →

Protected: Soundscapes

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From Model To Activist

This is a podcast with Kavita Ashok from Delhi, India. Kavita used to be a model who gave up her life of glamour, turned climate activist and went into the field of environmental social work. She runs a small NGO… Continue Reading →

Protected: The Climate Song

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Twitter Campaign

On 26 February 2020 the Climate Expo Twitter campaign was actively ramped up. The original account was inherited from the Communication Arts students at De Montfort University who organised the Expo in 2019, ‘It Takes a City to Raise a… Continue Reading →

Climate and Food

This is a podcast with Jim Baird from Vancouver. Jim speaks about food production in a climate breakdown scenario. He grows much of his own food and explains that people in Vancouver invest in shares with local organic farms, which… Continue Reading →

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