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Breakfast at New Horizon’s

Breakfast at New Horizon’s

New Horizon Youth Centre Before you accuse me of losing my place-making marbles there is a poignant link. One of the many themes running through Truman Capote’s novel and the eponymous film is primarily the main characters’ need for security and safety. Another one is...
Troubles, Tragedy & Trauma – a reflection

Troubles, Tragedy & Trauma – a reflection

Last Saturday I attended a conference with a difference, one which had a real impact on me and qualifies as my most interesting experience of the year so far.  Prior to attending I was pretty ambivalent about attending Troubles, Tragedy & Trauma but I came away...
Showing our spots and raising lots

Showing our spots and raising lots

Followers of this blog will know that every year the BBC ONE Workplace team goes above and beyond to raise as much money as possible for BBC Children in Need. I can announce that since 2006, we have raised a staggering HALF A MILLION pounds! Our 2011 campaign is in...

One Workplace and One Water

If you didn’t see the BBC Two programme Liquid Gold on Tuesday night, it’s worth a look. The programme was all about the bottled water industry and featured One Water. It’s staggering to see how this market place has grown beyond all expectations and I...
One Water – Looking beyond what we see

One Water – Looking beyond what we see

I have been meaning to write up my final reflections on my recent trip to Malawi for some time and was prompted when somebody recently asked me why I made the trip and why I support this activity. Rather than going into a full blown discussion about the rationale,...
We are changing lives

We are changing lives

Every now and then fate deals us a good card. Excellent sales of One Water across BBC catering outlets up to March mean that a third play pump can be set up to help communities in Malawi. One Water also has money left over to get well on the way to purchasing a fourth...