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The Darjeeling Limited



As always, it takes Wes Anderson to make me appreciate some pseudo-rock travelling music from the 1960’s. Not to come a day late to an hour party, but be sure to take a look at the trailer for the new Wes Anderson film The Darjeeling Limited, starring his usual staple of actors, as well as Adrien Brody. Excellent trailer can be found here.

Furthermore, the track from the trailer is This Time Tomorrow, hence the picture of The Kinks. It has actually made me realize that there is more to The Kinks than Lola or What I Like About You, even though those are wonderful in their own vein.

Anytime Wes Anderson wants to do a movie, I will see it. I saw Rushmore in Pittsburgh, The Royal Tenenbaums in Seoul (Seodaemun specifically at Star 6), The Life Aquatic in Seoul, and hopefully this movie in Princeton, New Jersey. Life is somehow paralleling Wes Anderson creations. Off to India, I suppose.
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My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

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