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I run my own digital content and strategy company. I sit on the Board at Crowdbnk and I am a Strategic Advisor to StartUpCapitalVenture 2 in San Francisco. I am also on the CITI Advisory Board @ Columbia University, NY.

I chair Trinity Hospice, Clapham, NHS Innovations SE, Major Stanley's Trust at Oxford and the Great Retail Revival Foundation.



Are there 250 export licences to Russia involving arms and the like or not? Could the Govt. let us know before opening their mouths?


I founded the Women's Sport Foundation (1984),, the first family computer channel, on BSkyB (1995), the Oxford University Internet Institute (2000), the Parliamentary Sports Fellowship scheme (2004) & a Digital Day for the Nation (2007) which is now a week.

I am on the new SE Legacy Board for the RWC 2015 at the RFU and I am an Ambassador to the European Brain Council's Year of the Brain 2014/15. I am also on Pagefield's Senior Advisors Group.

I am a Patron at RIBA and I have just been asked to join the Sounding Board at the Design Council.

I am trying to put the funding together for an Internet Policy Institute.

I returned yesterday from 14 days in the Sierra Nevada about 60 miles south east of Granada itself where we also had a long weekend. I read John Gill's book Andalucia: A Cultural History first published by Signal in 2008 during my stay. He writes about the amazing success of Chris Stewart's Driving Over Lemons (published 1999). Chris came in for criticism by Margaret Moran who also had a holiday home close by: "His loudest critic was, bizarrely, the Labour MP for Luton South, Margaret...
Social Networking 2/24/& 2/25 5th-19th July 2014 Largely spent in a small villa in the Sierra Nevade where we were in the peace and quiet of the foothills; we did have a long weekend in Granada and spent a morning at the Alhambra and another at Lorca's house. (I will write more shortly)
Holiday Reading Eating Well for Optimum Health by Andrew Weil MD Contented Dementia* by Oliver James - already a classic Hard Choices* by Hillary Clinton You Can Change Your Life* by Tim Laurence Daring Greatly* by Brene Brown * started yet to finish!
Last week I spent seven days on the Hoffman Process without access to email, mobile, newspapers, books,  television and radio contact! It was wonderful as was the process. Check it out......
Social Networking 2/21 16-22 June 2014 Monday Ian @ Fitness First Allison @ Physio Suit fitting @ D2K Visit to Cocorose pop up shop @ Covent Garden Tuesday 02 shop @ Westminster Sally Bailey @ Uno James Hibbert @ D2K Wednesday Work! Thursday GRRF @ D2K Bump James Hibbert Keata Murray   Friday Dallas Pounds @ Trinity Hospice Saturday & Sunday Hoffman Process at Florence House

Latest Video

The internet's role in the recession. G20 and we20
we20 have been lucky enough to speak to Derek Wyatt MP one of the pioneers of internet adoption within UK Parliament. Derek spoke to us about the internet's role in contributing to and possibly solving the recession. He also explains some background to the G20 Summit and discusses we20.

Internet Stuff

Brazilian Internet Bill of Rights published
Policy Exchange one of our more vibrant think tanks - though slightly right wing - has produced an excellent technology manifesto
Ofcom has today published its new 2014 report, which provides detailed evidence on media use, attitudes and understanding among adults aged 16 and over. Ofcom has a statutory duty to promote media literacy and conducts research to provide an accessible overview across TV, radio, internet and mobile phones.

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