Logic versus the senses

Since my last reflective post, time has been given on the pursuit of becoming an Activity Coordinator, which is steadily gaining momentum – contact has been made with NAPA to start working what options there are for someone like myself with a fair amount of experience of the care system, but no direct qualifications within […]

Comfortably Digital 30th June

As part of my outreach in the quieter months of the summer, I’m hosting a couple of presentations to engage people using digital devices. Ergonomics and accessibility are words not used too much in general terms of using digital devices and computers, they tend to be reserved for when people first start attending a class […]

Reading CAPS

Since the beginning of the year, I’ve been involved in some new projects and had the good fortune to visit a great unconference in Halifax in April. As an update, here’s an outline of what’s been happening lately. I’ve also been putting together a colouring book, details to follow. CAPS (Community Awareness Platform for Sustainability) […]

A soulchip toolkit – not just software.

I’ve been remiss in updating the site since my talk late last year, and since then the good people at UcandoIT have given me the opportunity to to some awareness training to enhance my engagement with the people the charity sends me to assist. I thought it would be useful to reflect upon the training […]

Disability in Smart Cities?

  Out of the blue, and as a complete surprise and compliment, I received a phone call and email asking me to participate in a talk about a proposed ‘Smart city’ initiative in Greenwich – this was part of Global Entrepreneur’s week apparently. After a few late nights writing up some ideas, which came to […]

Media memory hub – part 1

I’ve been working in a day centre for about 6 months now, and found the experience engaging – I wrote a case study highlighting the situations I found there. One instance was the use of the single iPad in the centre, and how it was limited by not being connected to the TV set which […]

A new look for the site.

After much wandering and wondering, I’ve finally settled upon a new theme for the site – its very accessible and responsive. Hope you like the cleanliness and simplicity.Page

Digital Lab at Mycenae House 17th September

If you didn’t know, I’ve been putting together occasional Digital Labs at Mycenae House in Blackheath SE3 (link to directions), as a ‘club’ for people wanting a helping hand to tame their digital device (if you’re thinking digital beast you need to come along). The session costs £8, and does involve you filling out a […]