I hope you’ve enjoyed the summer and the gorgeous weather while it lasted. I’ve been lucky enough to travel around the north of England and Scotland, doing my bit for British tourism, and encountering some very creative people on my way. Highlights included a visit to the stunning gardens at Crathes Castle, a thirty minute… Read More Summer’s ‘almost’ over and #CreateinKent virtual Tweetup is back!
I started and led the #createinkent virtual Tweetup to bring together creative people with tourism people in Kent, to encourage collaboration and to help more people increase their audience, whether for their creative work or tourism business. It was a quick and easy way to make new connections and to share ideas remotely and you can read… Read More An opportunity to meet creative and tourism professionals #createinkent
I started the #createinkent Tweetup on 18th September 2013. It’s a virtual meet-up in the twittersphere that usually takes place every Monday from 7.30 – 8.30pm (GMT). Just follow the hashtag #createinkent The Tweetups are sponsored by Spacemaker Architects who offer one hour consultations in East Kent for a donation of £40 to 1 of… Read More What’s the #createinkent virtual Tweet up all about?
Much is being written, by people more knowledgeable than me (like Dan Thomson who runs the empty shops network ) about how to turn the problem of empty shops in our high streets into an opportunity. As someone who is involved in the tourism industry I’m also keen to see that our high streets don’t… Read More Is there a market for evening cafe culture in Kent’s coastal towns?
I love Twitter. There I’ve said it. I’ve always been the kind of person who sent e-mails (and notes and letters in the olden days) saying ‘Have you seen this?’, ‘Do you know about x?’, ‘I think you’d really get along well with Y’ and so Twitter is just perfect for me. I love the… Read More Passionate about the power of Twitter
The #365creativechallenge is a twitter campaign I started on 1st January 2011. Its aim is to encourage you to take up the challenge to participate in at least one creative activity every day, for 365 days, and to tweet what you do using the hash tag #365creativechallenge. It’s hard to find the time to be… Read More What is the #365creativechallenge?
The launch of ’21st Century Kent – A Blueprint For The County’s Future’ is the vision for Kent, commissioned by Kent County Council and produced by architect and urban designer Sir Terry Farrell and his team. The document is useful and important, in terms of setting a context and goal to aim for but, as… Read More My vision for Kent’s Creative Coast