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The time is now

It might be Saturday night but I feel the need to get a bit philosophical after what has been a busy week. Reflecting on the past seven days can take me back reliving the things that didn’t go so well … Continue reading

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The responsibilities of the eye-witness

A week ago I was heading home from a whistle-stop visit to Brussels to take part in a conference about social media and crisis communication. It was a world away from the streets of Manchester. The discussion was about citizen … Continue reading

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Everyday creativity

For anyone working in the so-called creative industries do you ever question whether you are really being creative? It was something I challenged myself with this week. I have just started an online course called ‘Everyday Creativity’ which made me … Continue reading

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The challenge of January 2015

It has been a difficult start to 2015 both globally and much closer to home. This blog is a little self-indulgent but is my chance to reflect on January and what impact it has had on me. I also want … Continue reading

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No hoverboard but possibly a computer screen on your arm

With all the serious events taking place I felt the need to blog about something a bit more frivolous. This week I happened across some information about the latest technology that stopped me in my tracks. It made me really … Continue reading

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Reflections on a traumatic start to 2015

I feel it is important to reflect on the events this week. It has been a bloody and terrifying start to 2015 and one that will remain with people for a long time. Recent days have been shocking and brutal … Continue reading

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Poor communication….but have you invested?

At least twice today when I have been listening to Radio 4 (yes, I am getting very grown up) I heard problems being attributed to poor communication. In the first instance it was about the problems on the trains that … Continue reading

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