Well fingers crossed I’ve achieved my goal for March’s project. Ok, I’ve left it right to the last minute, like this week, but still. With a bit of luck (because I’m still waiting to be approved) I will be switching to the Co-operative Bank. I’ve thought several times in the past about joining them and [...]
In my quest to find people who are doing business differently and making a real contribution to a better world, I met Julie Hadley. The first thing you realise about Julie when you meet her is simply what a lovely, warm, funny and down-to-earth human being she is. Her story really interested me [...]
I’m currently working my way through ‘Prosperity Without Growth’ by Tim Jackson on a new form of economics. Once I’ve finished it, I’ll summarise my thoughts on here but essentially the premise is that economic success linked to GNP and growth may not be the best way to go.
At the same time, [...]
In an earlier post I asked several questions about changing economic structures. I’ve continued to give this occasional thought and now I’ve decided to do some proper digging around for examples of people doing things differently. This is what I meant when I said I wanted to talk about more optimistic things. [...]
Since a time long ago I’ve experienced insomniac tendencies. Possibly this started with reading ‘Dracula’ at around the age of 8. What I’ve found during those frustrating breaks in the blissful state of sleep (my favourite state) is that my mind goes into thinking overdrive. I call it my ‘hamster wheel’.
Anyway, the other night, a [...]
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