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Dear Charlotte: "such is the coercive power of inertia"

Today I finished The King is Always Above the People by Daniel Alarcón, a collection of essays that sprawl across the Americas, from Los Angeles to Latin America. 200 more words


Smashing the Lightbulb Myth: Piloting Design Thinking for Innovation

Just as the door clicked closed on 2016, I was asked to lead a new initiative in my organisation: to ‘create a culture of innovation’. Sure nay bother! 1,970 more words

Strengthening cross-border partnerships

The College’s connections with Mexico continue to pay dividends for students on both sides of the border. Beginning in January, PCC and the Instituto Tecnológico de Hermosillo (ITH) will share a one-year, $25,000 grant to train leaders in the fast-growing field of sustainability. 201 more words

Knock Offs and Knick Knacks

I went shopping the day after my meeting debacle.  The UK is not a cheap place to live.  The Sales were on for the summer holidays, but things were still “very dear”, as they say.  665 more words


A Hole in History

I walked around Canary Wharf after my meeting.  Every single person appeared to be under 40 and was dressed like this.

Yes, there were women too and they were also attired in blue.  666 more words


A Bangladeshi Adventure- Photo diary: A Walk Along the Riverside in Bangladesh

I am in Bangladesh for three months working with the local community. Follow my blog to keep up with my travels.

We go for a walk every day if possible and some walks take us to breathtaking views. 14 more words