Tag Archives: 2010

Technology for good

Birdhouses from Wikimedia Commons

Tweet For those that just can’t wait for my presentation from the Non-Profit Summit: Technology for good, I’m making it available here through my site.  All comments, questions and feedback gratefully received. In the meantime, here’s a selection of tweets … Continue reading

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Reduced content creation: are bloggers losing interest?

Tweet I’ve had a busy couple of weeks working on new reports for clients and developing presentations for forthcoming events where I’m keynoting, but amidst all this thinking about new ways of communicating and new opportunities to develop ideas, it’s … Continue reading

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Why I’m sick of the news coverage of the Pope’s visit

1st Pope: From Wikimedia Commons

Tweet No, I’m not anti-Catholic.  I’m not anti any religion.  I have immense respect for those that commit themselves to any faith, and who practice the teachings of their faiths in terms of decency towards others, protection of the land … Continue reading

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Top 5 Questions about the Australian election

Tweet In an eerie replay of the UK election a few months back, I’ve had to change very few of these answers to distinguish the Australian electoral result. 1.  Who won the Australian Election? No single party. Not even on … Continue reading

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Australian Election: Unprecedented uncertainty

Tweet Last week an old QUT colleague reminded me that I normally compose a blog post identifying my prediction about major elections and I had not yet done so for the forthcoming Australian election. So this is a response to … Continue reading

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Thank you, Melbourne

Tweet I can’t believe I’ve been here in Australia for 8 days and I’m heading up north with my Mum to the Gold Coast tomorrow.  I’ve had a glorious time here, mainly spending time with family and old friends. I’m … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to my Mum

Mum_Bday_Cards

Tweet Here I am in Oz and have spent the last few days catching up with family and close friends and it’s all been delightful.  And today is the day I came for: Mum’s birthday.  It’s a milestone year for … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Update

Tweet I’m sitting here in my hotel room in Kowloon looking out over Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island, and I’m grateful for the narrow window of opportunity I was given to be able to exit the UK on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Questions about the UK Election result [UPDATED!]

Tweet 1.  Who won the UK Election? Still no one party. And nobody voted for a Coalition. 2.  Who are the leaders of the the UK? Prime Minister: David Cameron Deputy Prime Minister: Nick Clegg 3.  Did the Lib Dems … Continue reading

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Top 5 Questions about the UK Election [PLUS Answers!]

Tweet 1. Who won the UK Election? No-one. You have to get 326 seats (>50% of available seats) to win government.  The Conservative Party was closest but fell 20 seats short of a majority. 2. Who is the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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