How to Be Kind

How to Be Kind

I thought these few thoughts from my daughter Keira a couple of years ago (then aged 8) on how to be kind were worth publishing again, in these uncertain post-EU referendum times. Keira asked to draw her blog post – here it is, she and I hope you like it. How To Be...
Get out of my face!

Get out of my face!

My colleague Prem Gyani has told me the best time to write a blog post is when I am emotional or feel strongly about something, so, here goes: I’ve just read this article about Uber’s plans to ‘entertain’ and engage with us (translate as further monetise their...
Being right can be so wrong

Being right can be so wrong

Why predetermined outcomes and false certainty are stifling potential. During my work in community regeneration I have seen a great many initiatives fail to ignite and gain traction at grass roots level, or indeed any level, beyond the confines of the offices they...