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 […]

Social Movements, The Slime of Bureaucracy and SHEDS!!!!

“Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy”. There is a point to the Franz Kafka quote, which will be explained later. In the meanwhile I’ll stop being pseudo intellectual and resume normal service…. Last week I was at this Working With Not To event, learning about Co-Production and Asset Based Community Development. […]

Cardiff NHS Hackday 2015 – A Wales Coastal Path Pitch

This weekend sees the return of the Cardiff NHS Hackday and I’m going to make the plunge. Last year I was an interested observer, and produced a few posts about what happened (available here). This year I’m hoping to make a pitch. This might be a completely daft idea, so I’m testing it here first, what […]