Tag Archives: Big Society

How to Remain Optimistic During the Current Global Crisis

Last week I was a guest of Kenny Jones who presents a show on Spanish radio station Talk Europe. With sunny Marbella at the epicenter of the turmoil caused by the euro zone debt crisis the topic was about how … Continue reading

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London 2011: Are We Kind Enough, We Asked?

As she helped me conceive it back in the early summer, it was disappointing that Lucy Windmill was absent in hospital on November 10th when the London 2011: Are We Kind Enough? Conference was held at Somerset House. She’d broken … Continue reading

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Women and the BS: What happened at Somerset House

`As I’m responsible for it, let me explain the title. `Blast from the past or new vision?’, was how I opened the debate held by the RSAWSN in association with the Big Society Network on June 28th at Somerset House. … Continue reading

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Women’s Role in the Big Society

The Big Society is not without its critics, in particular women. There are those who believe we have been at the heart of community giving since we lived in caves, and for no pay and, very often,  reduced status as … Continue reading

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