Will playing Prison Architect make you a better sustainable decision maker?

Could playing a computer game which involves the design, building and running of an American Jail (Prison Architect) help public service ‘decision makers’ make better real life decisions? In particular would it help people to learn how to think differently? Would it help them behave in a way that aligns decision making with sustainable development […]

The Secret Bed Transportation Squad and The Abominable NO Man/Woman

A long time ago I was part of an undercover squad that would move beds around at weekends and in the evenings. These weren’t ordinary beds. These were the sort of beds you see in hospitals (the really expensive ones), with mechanical parts that allow you to lie down, sit up or position yourself in […]

Co-Working and Serendipity. It’s just like having Tapas with Strangers

This is a post about co-working, however let me start with something I learnt over the weekend, an essential for your etiquette handbook. When asked; “are you visiting Aberystwyth for anything special?”, DO NOT REPLY WITH, “We’re here to bury my Mother in Law’s Ashes”. It’s a bit of a conversation killer, stuns hotel receptionists […]