Tag Archives: Writing

The Learning Science Guidebook

The main text for my next Social Age Guidebook is now complete, although i feel a fair amount of trepidation around releasing it: it explores Learning Science, with a broad approach to helping people to ‘explore their landscape of curiosity’, … Continue reading

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Centrefold

Reviewing the final proofs for the Apollo book, i realised that i wanted to add in a double page spread, to break up two chapters. This image is of the flag being raised on the moon: a rather last minute … Continue reading

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Blast Off

I’ve just hit ‘send’ on the final manuscript for my next book: the final title is “To the Moon and Back: Leadership Reflections from Apollo”, and it forms the next in my series of Social Age Guidebooks. This final illustration … Continue reading

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Learning Science: Life Through a Lens – the Galileo story

As i draw to the end of the writing on the Learning Science Guidebook, i’m working on the summary and conclusions, starting with this story: it’s about how we may need to create our own tools, and share them generously. … Continue reading

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What I’m Thinking About: Domains of Knowledge

I write the blog four days a week, Monday to Thursday, but on Friday i write a longer form newsletter for my subscribers. This forms a deeper reflection, a commentary on certain news items, and a broader perspective on the … Continue reading

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My Father

My father died yesterday. A peaceful end to a long and eventful journey. I am overwhelmingly sad, tempered by a gratitude for what he gave us, and how we were able to be together at the end. Writing about it … Continue reading

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I am an Island

We share a different story in every direction that we face: we make parts of our journey alone. On our island, we can tend to the land, we can build a house. We can shape the landscape, and look out … Continue reading

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Making Up Stories

At three months, i’m able to have a conversation with my son: truthfully, not a very purposeful one, but certainly enjoyable. So far we have steered clear of Brexit and religion, focussing instead on the adventures of a small, but … Continue reading

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Leadership Reflections from Apollo: #WorkingOutLoud

As well as the main chapters for the Guidebook, there are some shorter topics that will be covered in breakout boxes. Today i am sharing three of these as part of #WorkingOutLoud. Reflection: Orbit If you are a mathematician, or … Continue reading

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Apollo Leadership Reflections: A Rough Path Leads To The Stars

Three men died on January 27th, 1967. They suffocated in the Command Module of Apollo 1, not in the depths of space, or the surface of the moon, but on Launch Pad 34, at Cape Kennedy, Florida. They died not … Continue reading

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