In Conversation: The power of the spoken word.

Talking with Lucy Adams and Liam Black about life and the living of it. This blog is all about writing and mostly about my opinions. Writing done quietly on my laptop, here at home or sometimes in libraries and cafés around Liverpool. And I hope my voice makes it through in these words I write. […]

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 […]

A year to live? 10 things I’ve learned

The culmination of a whole year of ‘Year to live’ posts and also part of a podcast with Liam Black and Lucy Adams. A year ago now, October 2013, I began living my life with the constant and conscious thought that this year could be my last. Questioning everything, asking ‘Would I do this work, go […]

The story of A Sense of Place 7: The Golden Gate

Returning, after a break since late 2012, to The story of us where much has changed, including the century. I’m jammed up against the side rail of the boat to keep the camera and its mono pod as steady as I can while I’m filming. Filming on this calm and sunny Sunday evening in April […]

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 […]