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User:Derek Harkness

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Derek Harkness Status    last updated March 25th    [edit plan here] Get your own infobox!Group Status
~ Plans ~
Short term plans
1. Write some articles for a change
2. Now that the skin is finished
3. Start compiling China relate info into draft articles in time for the Olympics.
Longer-term plans
1. Make the subpages template go automaticaly on new pages.
2. Redo popups so they work properly.
3. Code a citation adding script.
~ Roles and notes ~
Roles in the system
1. Author
2. Instigator of the Geogra-thon
3. Designer of the new skin
Notes to self
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Public notes :


My name is Derek Harkness. I have a BSc. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow. I graduated in 1997. I have worked in various fields such as military engineering, transport and computing. Presently, I am employed as the Head Master of, and teacher at, a private English School in China.

I am an amateur historian. I also have a keen interest in photography — for which I have received several awards. Currently, I am trying to learn to speak and write Chinese but it is not at all easy.

Pages that I have made live or made a significant contribution towards on Citzendium (in semi-random order):

More to follow...

I also wrote some help pages such as:

CZ:How to use talk pages
CZ:How to make tables

Articles that I initiated or expanded from almost nothing on the old wikipedia.

Articles that I have made major contributions to on the old wikipedia.

It is gratifying that other people have since expanded on these initial contributions. For details of other edits I have made, see my Contributions page.



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