At heart, I am a social scientist who is interested in how people learn and grow. I get excited by how the Internet can help us discover new people and places. I love collaborating.

Young Rewired State

Young Rewired State

I worked with Surrey County Council on organising their Young Rewired State event. Young Rewired State encourages young people to engage with government organisations by setting up a competition to …

Consultant at Thoughtworks

Consultant at Thoughtworks

I currently work for a socially focused consultancy called Thoughtworks. We work with companies, governments and charities, helping them understand how to make best use of software. We are doing …

Social Media Surgeries

Social Media Surgeries

Social media surgeries are community organised workshops to share understandings of how to use social media between volunteers and charity workers. The first surgery was organised in Birmingham by a …

Why Blog? Workshop using Open Space Learning

I am in the process of trying out a Why Blog? workshop using Open Space Learning techniques. The idea came from noticing that there are lots of resources and support …

Open-space learning mini-blogging workshop

I attended a one-day session at the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning, University of Warwick, to find out about using ‘open-space learning‘ techniques in workshops. Nick Monk and Jonathan …

Blogging is not broadcasting

Yesterday I was lucky enough to go to the Connected Generation unConference in London. Throughout the day I heard lots of interesting thoughts shared about blogging and it’s purpose for …