Category: Community

What part do you play in Society?

August 11, 2009

“I think we’re starting to see a fundamental shift in the way small businesses are started and the way that they’ll succeed. I’m hoping future small business owners will ask themselves what part their business will play in wider society – what impact will they have, socially and environmentally? What can they offer and what…

Dan Rather Keynote – SXSW

March 14, 2007

One of the highlights for me at this years SXSW was Dan Rather’s Keynote. It spoke a lot about truth in media which is something I think about a lot as both a reader and a writer. I found it very enlightening to hear the differences in reporting from twenty years ago and now. The…

I’m no GRRRRL

March 12, 2006

When I attended a BlogHer panel today I left really, really frustrated Both the panel and the audience, and perhaps rightly so, seemed to be very “grrrrl.” Everyone seemed to reflect each other both in dress and in speech and it everyone seemed to be just so focused on the pain of women, how women…

April 19, 2004

April 19, 2004

In the several years I’ve been working as an artist, I’ve asked for outside help with projects only a handful of times, if that. Despite having access to a lot of fabulously talented and helpful people, I’ve never really called on any of them. Oh there have been so many times I’ve secretly asked for…