Raft, Stranger Collective

A lifeboat of fresh thinking in a sea of ordinary. Yesterday I spent the day aboard a boat, a boat full of wooly red hats and stripy topped members of the Stranger Collective. Advertised as – Seeking inspiration at work or at play this autumn? Then Raft is sure to float your boat. An event designed to stimulate, spark and excite, Raft will see game-changing speakers from a range of industries get together on 3 October to share their experiences, insight and experiments in ‘casting off’ new ideas and business ventures. From research magicians to innovation strategists, screen writers to …

A Whale of a Time

This week I travelled to London to help with Surfers Against Sewage campaign call for urgent and innovative new measures to rid the UK coastline of marine litter. After a long drive and a little trouble finding our overnight accommodation due to the M4 being closed just near Hammersmith.  We were unsure why the east bound lanes were shutdown – but as we passed the road closure I spotted men in bright yellow luminous jackets picking litter from the road surface, ironic I thought. The next morning we were up pretty early to set up and arrange a press photo-call, Paul Wright’s large …