Slowly coming back from the dead after running my first unconference, the AMAZING CommsCamp13. Some things I learned: Expect crazy anxiety dreams the night before the event Stop being a perfectionist Charity cake tables are a fantastic addition to an unconference. We need to look at how to increase inclusivity at unconferences. Inclusivity of newbies, women, personality types. Nervousness at participating in pitching isn’t just about gender I could probably talk to Catherine from Public-i forever Local gov comms people are afraid of central gov comms people. Central gov comms people are afraid of local gov comms people. We need…Leave a Comment
Random musings Posts
I attended a fab off-grid get-together this afternoon of a mix of digital and press folk in government today. Very honoured to have been included.
We looked at what is working well, what isn’t and what the perfect future might look like. A lot of interesting discussions and models for the future. Really got my brain buzzing on a Friday afternoon….Leave a Comment
So I’m facing a second site redesign in just over a year. Last time I had so little time to get everything right, I found myself mainly focussing on the look and feel of the site and *hands up* spent no time on the actual architecture of the site.Leave a Comment
It is safe to say I’m not very good at finishing projects I start. Not exactly a completer/finisher; at least not in a personal capacity. I can think back over the years to musical instruments learned and dropped; other knitting and sewing projects not finished; the amount of paints, paper and pencils around not used to their full extent. This poor blog is another case in point – a rather pathetic number of posts and nothing for 2 months! I’m trying to push myself to do better than this. So expect some rather inane posts about rather inane subjects (not always!) but just wanting to get myself back into it. I need to practice my writing again.Leave a Comment