Make someone’s day – every day

Monday, September 2, 2013

A guest blog by Matthew Sherrington…. A little girl was walking along the beach hand in hand with her grandfather. The beach was littered with stranded starfish that…

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Stop caring what the other kids think

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Last week I happened upon the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green. To be honest it’s more like a museum of nostalgia as the core audience seems to…

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Deep sea creatures and volcanic vents…

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Did you know that at least half the planet is covered in water that is more than 2 miles deep?  And that there are volcanic vents of the…

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Saving Nemo – film star fish the struggle for survival

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Last Friday I joined a few hundred underwater fanatics at the Royal Geographical Society for the London Diving Chambers’ annual dive lecture in support of the Scuba Trust….

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Have an adventure – no refund required

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

I’ve been back from my Djibouti whale shark adventure for just over a week now. If I had £1 for everyone that asked me where Djibouti was I…

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If I had to live my life over

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Today I stumbled across this inspirational piece; written by 85-year-old Nadine Stair. If I had to live my life over I’d dare to make more mistakes next time….

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Isles of Scilly – Food for the Soul

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

In July I spent a wonderful week on The Isles of Scilly, an archipelago of islands 28 miles off the southwest tip of Cornwall. The Isles of Scilly…

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innovation and the rules of uncommon sense

Sunday, May 30, 2010

On Friday I went to a lunchtime seminar with Heather Sim, founder and Chief Executive of Space Unlimited. There is a lot of talk about innovation; anyone with…

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The world rewards those with generosity of spirit

Sunday, March 14, 2010

I love reading books based on other peoples suggestions. I was recently recommended The Go-Giver, a parable about an ambitious young man called Joe who wants business success…

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