Category Archives: World events

The death of Amy Winehouse. Why it isn’t a waste and it isn’t a shame.

 The death of Amy Winehouse.  Why it isn’t a waste and it isn’t a shame. Delayed reaction, I know, but it’s a week since Amy Winehouse was found dead in her flat and there is one particular thing that has … Continue reading

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“A death should never be celebrated”. Why I disagree.

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“A death should never be celebrated”.  Why I  disagree. I try so hard to make sure my blogs are easy to read, not too provocative, chocolate-coated and sometimes watered down to offer the least possible offence and make them more … Continue reading

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The death of Osama Bin Laden…How should you feel about it?

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Today I’m hijacking my regular “questions I get asked” Monday post in favour of blogging about what has been all over facebook and twitter (my sources of news) this morning. An instant twitter trending topic, I’ve been watching with great … Continue reading

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The BEST thing about social media – why I fell in love with it all over again yesterday

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The BEST thing about social media – why I fell in love with it all over again yesterday To be honest I don’t need convincing on the merits of social media.  It’s incredibly social, keeps you up-to-date with your industry, … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Taylor – The passing of an icon

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Elizabeth Taylor – The passing of an icon Yesterday, aged 79, Dame Elizabeth Taylor passed away.  I don’t watch or listen to news on the tv or radio much these days, but I knew it as facebook went absolutely mad … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Japan

Reflecting on Japan I’ve been trying to write this blog for 2 days but every time I sit down it just won’t come out. In the last few years there have been a lot of different natural disasters on our … Continue reading

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How to bring a community together – the Christchurch Earthquake Vigil in London

How to bring a community together – the Christchurch Earthquake Vigil in London A few days ago a Kiwi friend sent me the facebook invite to the Earthquake Vigil for New Zealanders in London, at Westminster Cathedral.  The idea behind … Continue reading

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In the wake of a tragedy – the Christchurch earthquake.

In the wake of a tragedy – the Christchurch earthquake On Monday night I came home and saw that a friend in Christchurch had commented on facebook about another earthquake.  I didn’t think much of it as they have been … Continue reading

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