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Webspiration #8 – Using social media for social good

I’m going through a burst of inspiration and learning at the moment. Next month I’m starting a new job and the excitement, coupled with the fact that I am currently travelling at my leisure with plenty of time on my

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Webspiration #8 – Using social media for social good

I’m going through a burst of inspiration and learning at the moment. Next month I’m starting a new job and the excitement, coupled with the fact that I am currently travelling at my leisure with plenty of time on my

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Rethinking charity

While watching the inspiration channel (aka TED.com) the other night I saw Dan Pallotta’s passionate and convincing talk ‘The way we think about charity is dead wrong‘. He’s talking about something that is very dear to my heart – the

Rethinking charity

While watching the inspiration channel (aka TED.com) the other night I saw Dan Pallotta’s passionate and convincing talk ‘The way we think about charity is dead wrong‘. He’s talking about something that is very dear to my heart – the

Webspiration #7 – Lend a hand, spread some smiles

This week’s webspiration is all about making someone’s day and spreading a little joy. There are a thousand ways to lend a hand or spread some smiles. Here are just a few small ideas: 1.  Make someone’s whole week brighter

Webspiration #7 – Lend a hand, spread some smiles

This week’s webspiration is all about making someone’s day and spreading a little joy. There are a thousand ways to lend a hand or spread some smiles. Here are just a few small ideas: 1.  Make someone’s whole week brighter

Webspiration #6 – Learning to share

One of the best ways we can improve the quality of life in our communities is to share. Sharing is good because we (a) reduce the demand for raw materials needed to make new ‘stuff’ and (b) spread warm fuzzies. The

Webspiration #6 – Learning to share

One of the best ways we can improve the quality of life in our communities is to share. Sharing is good because we (a) reduce the demand for raw materials needed to make new ‘stuff’ and (b) spread warm fuzzies. The

Webspiration #5 – You’ve got the power

This week’s round-up of inspiration from around the web reminds us of the power we have – to touch one another’s lives, to change ourselves for the better, and to inspire others: 1.   My friend Carlo argues that if we want

Webspiration #5 – You’ve got the power

This week’s round-up of inspiration from around the web reminds us of the power we have – to touch one another’s lives, to change ourselves for the better, and to inspire others: 1.   My friend Carlo argues that if we want

Webspiration #4 (Christmas edition)

Christmas can make me ratty – it’s an expensive time of year; there are crowds that sweep me up and jostle me down the road as soon as I step outside; ads shout at me from every corner to buy,

Webspiration #4 (Christmas edition)

Christmas can make me ratty – it’s an expensive time of year; there are crowds that sweep me up and jostle me down the road as soon as I step outside; ads shout at me from every corner to buy,

Webspiration #3

After a 3 month hiatus (in which I cocooned myself in my psychology studies) I’m back with renewed enthusiasm and seeking new inspiration. I hope you’re still reading… To get the ball rolling again, a few pieces of inspiration from around

Webspiration #3

After a 3 month hiatus (in which I cocooned myself in my psychology studies) I’m back with renewed enthusiasm and seeking new inspiration. I hope you’re still reading… To get the ball rolling again, a few pieces of inspiration from around

Webspiration #2

It has been another busy week for me, yet there’s always time for a bit of inspiration seeking from around the web. Here’s a few things that have inspired me lately: 1.     I’ve been getting nostalgic on Dear Photograph. The

Webspiration #2

It has been another busy week for me, yet there’s always time for a bit of inspiration seeking from around the web. Here’s a few things that have inspired me lately: 1.     I’ve been getting nostalgic on Dear Photograph. The

Webspiration #1

I find myself in Vietnam this week, working in remote communities in the impoverished North, and unable to devote time to writing up the excellent stories I have lined up… So, in the meantime, here is a short selection of

Webspiration #1

I find myself in Vietnam this week, working in remote communities in the impoverished North, and unable to devote time to writing up the excellent stories I have lined up… So, in the meantime, here is a short selection of