Happy Sunday

I had a coffee with a new person this week, who is just doing that brilliant thing of reaching out.  So good to connect.  To listen, talk and be heard.   We ended up having a conversation about getting our Mojo back – making the time and space to focus on the work that makes… Continue reading Happy Sunday

The Future of Caring in Norwich: report and webinar

Imagine Norwich as a City where…. Caring with each other is front and centre.   It is easy to connect with strangers and neighbours alike.   These connections help us tackle climate and energy issues; and develop a vibrant future for work.   We can listen intently to the dehumanising stories of our neighbours, to… Continue reading The Future of Caring in Norwich: report and webinar

Are you Caring in Norwich?

What would you notice if Caring was valued more, in the way we live and work in Norwich?  Are you Caring for someone in Norwich?  Would you be willing to talk to me about your experiences?    I’m looking at the future of the Caring Economy in Norwich for the Good Economy Commission.    What’s likely… Continue reading Are you Caring in Norwich?

The Future of Caring in the Norwich Economy

Between now and the end of March 2022 I’m talking to people in Norwich, the regional city centre of Norfolk, England, about how care is valued in the wider economy.   It’s part of the research and innovation work that the Norwich Good Economy Commission is funding.    Amongst the movement of inclusive economic thinking… Continue reading The Future of Caring in the Norwich Economy

The practice of noticing

Whatever phase we’re all in now, it’s so easy to be so deeply enmeshed in it, that I cannot look up or around to notice what’s occurring.     Whilst so much is back and forth and so much still feels like it is on hold.  Even if the next phase is to be towards something… Continue reading The practice of noticing

Where is our ambition for community-led tech?

A few months ago I shared the Bennett Institute’s ground-breaking synthesis of research on Community Infrastructure. Making the case for investment in spaces and places that enable people to meet across distinct lines in communities of place. That – they argue – have more impact on the economics and wellbeing of communities than large scale, politically attractive… Continue reading Where is our ambition for community-led tech?