When quizzed on the significance of the French Revolution of 1789, prominent Chinese Communist leader Zhou Enlai is alleged to have replied “It is too soon to say”. Pretentious answer-dodging notwithstanding, his elusive answer highlights an interesting point – how far do you have to be from an event before you can fully reflect upon it, appreciate its impact and learn from it?… more
Like most designers (especially freelance) I find myself in a dependant relationship with the ‘big hitters’ in the design software world. I couldn’t do what I do without the Adobe Creative Suite, but there are plenty of smaller, less well-known apps that I’ve stumbled across in my time that I have come to rely on.… more
Capability Jane runs the largest network of mid to senior female returning professionals in London and South East of England. They recently had a requirement for a smaller satellite website to sit alongside their main corporate site, with the intention of running a survey to gather information about job sharing in the workplace.… more
Now live is the “blog of the Latin American Platform on Climate”, also known as Intercambio Climatico.
A unique initiative which aims to generate answers from Latin America on the global problem of climate change. Its principal goal is to help link and connect existing Latin American efforts to confront the challenges of climate change and influence public opinion and decision-making on political, social and environmental issues.… more
Recently launched is the new website for the Australian Sports Training Association, an organisation set up by Rachel Light to “help children in Australia to play sport and enhance those who have a keen interest to develop further”. Rachel describes part of the ethos behind the Association:
“Sport is an excellent way children can learn, grow and achieve.… more