A lot can happen in a year – thank you 2013

I look back at the past 365 days, via my blog posts, tweeted pictures and emails and am astonished at what has happened. In my final post of 2012, I wrote that ‘I hoped my thank you list for 2013 would be longer’, but would never have guessed the scale […]

Doing good? Trying to prove it is ‘Mission Impossible’

“We haven’t quite got 99 problems – we actually identified 9 problems with social impact measurement.” – Jack Graham, CEO & Founder of Year Here I first encountered the notion of a social entrepreneur after attending an event hosted by Lord Wei at university and since have looked on social […]

5 ways technology can make train travel less of a nightmare

In the UK we’ve had a railway system since 1825. We’ve had electricity on trains for ages now and I remember noticing wi-fi on trains round about 2010 (or possibly earlier). Though I wouldn’t quite call the existence of trains a miracle, I do appreciate the fact that they run, […]

Patience is a name. Serendipity is my virtue.

For me serendipity arises more when you’re open to new ideas, open with your thoughts & ideas and open with your time. A closed hand can’t receive anything. I absolutely hate being told “Patience is a virtue, Anne-Marie”. One Saturday afternoon a few months back, Michelle Brook (also known as […]