I can’t quite believe I am writing this, my Dad has been terminally ill for over a year now, quite some feat in itself, I never would have thought I’d write this blog post. Last year I explained my dilemma to anyone who was reading, my Dad had a birthday coming up but didn’t want … More What do you buy a dying man for his birthday?
In five more sleeps I’m heading off on holiday, I’m very excited and very relieved that no-one has got ill yet. You can see a piccie from my destination here on an earlier blog post. There’s not a lot there, except sand, sea and sun. I didn’t want to take my work iPad with me (didn’t … More Holiday reading recommendations for Kindle please
Not your average Friday today… At lunch time I jumped in my car and headed over to Torquay, Torre Abbey to be precise, to meet a lady with a sofa! Not your average sofa either: As you can see the sofa is advertising the Interrogate Festival which is taking place at Dartington in a fortnight. I … More Talking with sofas for #Interrogate2011
The UK Department of Health is currently running a campaign to crowdsource people’s ideas for ‘maps and apps’ and to gather feedback. They are interested in what apps people currently use and what they would like. From where I sit any campaign by the DH to listen and engage with people is a good thing, so … More NHS Maps and Apps – my ideas
I don’t know an awful lot about poverty or income equality, but I have got more interested of late as the Interrogate Festival has gained momentum at Dartington Hall. If asked about poverty I would usually think about income, and inequity, between what people have and have not got. I might also think of the … More Not enough or not equal enough?
This is Brogan McKay. Brogan is 10 years old and is from Derry. She is one of the stars of Jig, a documentary about Irish Dancing that was shown on BBC2 last night and is available to view on iplayer for the next week. Jig follows competitors in the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships, through … More Dance and equity