Monthly Archives: June 2015

Overwhelmed – work, love and play when no one has the time

The minute I heard about this book, I had to read it. I have been in a dilemma about the mummy-juggle ever since I stopped having children and started seeing the light at the end of the tunnel that suggested … Continue reading

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Community Energy – pathway to a different energy future

I’ve recently been awarded a Churchill Fellowship* to investigate ‘Governance and Community Energy’ and this post aims to explain what on earth that might mean. (Image courtesy of I have been interested in alternative energy systems for my entire … Continue reading

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Scarcity – the true cost of not having enough

Every so often I pick up a book that gives me a new perspective and I want to dive quickly into learning as much as possible. The psychology of scarcity fascinated me immediately. This would be a book about poverty, … Continue reading

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A glimpse of the future – the Circle

The Circle is the biggest and best ever social media company. It comes after facebook and twitter and swallows up all previous versions of social networking – this book is about that future. I am still haunted by this story. … Continue reading

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Can evolution explain human nature?

I’ve just read a fascinating book that has put the whole question of human nature into an evolutionary perspective. David Sloan Wilson’s view of the world is that evolution operates at every layer in human existence, our cellular level, us … Continue reading

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