At the start of 2019, Green Pepper was looking forwards to another busy year.... but a move to Scotland was not on the horizon. Yet that is precisely what will happen in the next four weeks or so, because I am relocating to Kelso in the Scottish Borders local authority area. Much of the motivation… Continue reading I’m relocating to Scotland. Here’s why…
The festivities are over and civil society is back at work. So what, perhaps, might our hopes be for the year ahead? Short of a major change in government policy, here is my own particular wish list…. That grant funders and public sector commissioners think longer term, allowing organisations to plan more effectively, innovate, develop,… Continue reading My new year’s wish list
There has to be a better way. Many of us spend far too long travelling to and from work, whether it's the daily commute, or travelling to a meeting or event. It’s not the first time I’ve felt like this, and it certainly isn’t an issue unique to me. But stuck in heavy traffic returning… Continue reading Can a webinar really replace a workshop?
What a shambles. The government has released another tranche of papers on what to expect if there is no deal, but the shape of a final outcome is still no clearer. Yet it’s the biggest and most significant event in decades. Undoing almost 50 years of EU membership will affect almost every aspect of… Continue reading Shouldn’t the voluntary sector be making calls for a final say?