Thailand Flood Hacks. Plastic Bottles, Expatiation and Innovation

Everything is wrong with this picture. There is no cat I’ve ever known that would permit me (or anyone else) to: Put a vest on it, Sew plastic water-bottles into the vest, and Sit around to have its picture taken wearing the offending garment (it does have it’s back to the camera though). Thai Flood […]

Struggling with Learning from Failure? Just host a Cheese Fondue Party

Buried deeply in the recesses of our kitchen cupboards is a Le Creuset Cast Iron, Lifetime Guarantee, Fondue Set (somewhere near the automatic bread maker and the juice making thing). It was a wedding present and represented the height of 1980’s sophistication… apparently. It’s never been used as far as I can remember. All that boiling […]

Social Practice Theory, Tube Chat and relevance to Behaviour Change

Did you ever receive ‘guidance’ from a parent, teacher or someone ‘older and wiser’; advising you to be careful about hanging around with a new group of friends (the wrong crowd)? Turns out they might have been right, and they knew something about Social Practice Theory. Underpinning the theory is the way that we think […]

Public Service Journalism Returns, version 2.0, back by courtesy of the BBC

I originally wrote this post as a Guest Editor on Comms2point0 . This is an updated version. As newsrooms shrink there has been concern over the poor standard of journalism to hold public institutions to account and inform the public. Under new plans from the BBC this may affect you. Public Service Journalism is Back. Realistically, […]