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Think Tank: 3 Things I Thought

Think Tank: 3 things I thought about while listening to the salon participants On Thursday last I visited my first Pacitti Company Think Tank Salon and came way positive, optimistic and inspired. We were there for a discussion with Madeleine Botet de Lacaze [watch out: there are a lot of NSFW images on her site]… Continue reading

Remembering 3/11

3/11: the anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami I arrived in Japan in 2011 only a few months after 3/11 and at that time the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami was still very much on everybody’s mind as I was packing my bags to go. On the anniversary of 3/11 it’s hit me that… Continue reading

Shame on us – what I’m thinking about

Online shaming: bad for everyone A lot of what I write about comes from some coincidental link. Two different posts yesterday led me to write this post today. The first was a beautifully written piece about internet bullying in the New York Times by Jon Ronson, that a friend shared on Facebook. You should give… Continue reading

The NoShow Phenomenon

The NoShow Phenomenon – what is it and why does it matter? This week you wouldn’t have been able to go anywhere without seeing the faintly ridiculous story of a mother threatening to take parents to the small claims court for £15.95 because their son didn’t turn up to her son’s birthday party. I’m not… Continue reading