Writing post-it notes to myself since 1995: A Recent Selection
Is Social Innovation Over?
How can Social Innovators advance their work in a way that relies less on luck, and more on established networks of support? Framework was delighted to be invited to participate in Ecosystems for Social Innovation: Creating capacity for systemic change in Europe, and to contribute…Read more
Volunteerism: The New Currency?
I’d like to tell you about the lifecycle of a piece of Timeraiser art. It begins as an idea – a whisper, a flicker. It is motivated by pain, joy, love, grief. Like all art. It takes shape in “the delicatist ear of the mind”. Over days, weeks, hours, it takes form on canvas, in clay or stone or metal.... Read more
Culture: What a Trip
As a regular contributor to The Culture Trip, I publish articles about food, drink, history, architecture, literature, dance and music taking place in and around Spain. Click here to see my contributor profile and read some of my work.
Being a Better Man
There’s a scene in Attiya Khan’s documentary A Better Man that finds Attiya sitting on the curb outside the home she shared with her abuser, Steve. He’s sitting next to her as she recalls the memories of the daily violence that took place just on the other side of the walls they are looking at. His recollection is fuzzy at best ... Read more
Failure to Start
We live in an increasingly data-centric world. You’ve no doubt seen the memo that donors want to see data-driven results. You may not have sophisticated data about the impact of your programs, and that’s okay! But I guarantee you that you have more data coming into and floating around your organization than you even know ... Read more
Pillar is right to hope that “this is the last of it”, but it’s clearly not. As long as being accused of being gay is an offense, as long as men are prepared to not only hurl it as an insult, but to feel the need to defend themselves from the accusation, it’s not over... Read more