In Liverpool: On National Libraries Day

Well where else would I go on such a day? I’ve spent the last couple of Saturdays working in my local library. I love to go there when I want to really concentrate on writing something. I love too the serendipity of finding what I didn’t even know I was looking for when accidentally sat […]

Talking with Liam: The Social Entrepreneur’s A to Z

You can now listen to two¬†Podcast discussions by Liam, Lucy and me around subjects in his book: ‘Meet the mentors’ here¬†and also ‘What would you do if you had a year to live?’ That looks good doesn’t it? I’ve always mildly envied people who are the ‘wise words’ at the top of chapters in a […]

The story of A Sense of Place 5: Reinvention time

Autumn 1997 now and we continue with our mix of personal ‘change your life’ sort of work – most of our work at this stage – and some work around being more creative in organisations. And Sarah continues with one of the still abiding habits of her lifetime, and goes on a course in September […]

The story of A Sense of Place 2: Expecting to fly

Continuing the story of us. So, we roll into 1996 feeling like we’re on the way. We’ve been paid for our first gig, at Trafford Hall back in November. We’ve also learned our first lesson. Because we hadn’t said expenses would be extra when we agreed the price, we’ve actually made no money from the […]