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Going Dry for January

If you are like me, Christmas is a time for a little overindulging; mince pies, cake, Christmas dinners and wine. I am not a big drinker but I do like to have a glass or two, at Christmas this might become three or four. Well, there’s no harm in that you may say, and you’re… Continue reading Going Dry for January

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Unlocking Imagine – With a little help from GE Academy

I shared a while back that I had been writing a children’s book. It’s been a few months now so thought it would be a good point to give you an update on how it’s going. In June this year, I began with The Golden Egg Academy. They are a children’s literary editorial service that… Continue reading Unlocking Imagine – With a little help from GE Academy

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A powerfully northern conversation

I love visiting cities. I go often with empty arms and usually come back full. Full with new ideas, with fresh thinking, with inspiration and hopefulness. I have been gathering for the last few months with some really great people that are exploring place, communities and storytelling. Last week we gathered to discuss “community led”… Continue reading A powerfully northern conversation

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Sharing honestly about self interest

I want to share really honestly with you this afternoon. My deepest concern for British society, above all other things, above domestic abuse, above crime, above loneliness and even above poverty is this… selfishness. That’s a bold statement I know, so let me unpack it a little. Many, if not all other social and moral… Continue reading Sharing honestly about self interest