Category Archives: Events

Unconferences: Good, Bad or Ugly?

This is the second part of a joint effort by Sasha Taylor and Mark Braggins. In this post we talk about two topics we’re finding difficult to keep entirely separate: #lgovsm (a weekly chat on Twitter for Local Gov social media … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, Unconference, weekly blog club | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

We love #lgovsm

This post is a joint-effort for #weeklyblogclub written by Sasha Taylor and Mark Braggins. In it we pay homage to two local government institutions, one recently retired, the other still going strong. We Love LocalGov The We Love Local Government blog was published every … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, LocalGov, Social Media, Twitter, Unconference, weekly blog club | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Reflections on events

Over the last year or so I’ve attended a bunch of ‘unconference‘ events. In this post I thought I’d take a look back at some of them. All events have something worth sharing, and most I’ve attended have had shed-loads; I’ve therefore … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Technology, Twitter | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Isle Lights

This is the fourth in a series of posts about a recent trip to Orkney. Previous posts: Covered my visit from a personal perspective Talked about Northern BlueLightCamp; and A mini-post with an interactive Puffin-shaped word cloud This post covers … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Technology, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Puffin Island (IslandGovCamp)

There was barely a cloud in the sky during the whole of IslandGovCamp. Gorgeous weather prevailed throughout. In the absence of real clouds, I decided to make one instead and make it colourful and interactive. Most of the words are clickable … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Technology, Twitter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Northern (Blue) Lights

This is the second is a series of posts about a recent trip to Orkney. In the first part I talked a bit about my personal experience travelling around mainland Orkney, both on my own, and as as part of … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Northern (High) Lights

I’m writing this at home in Hampshire, on the second day of the Jubilee Bank Holiday. It’s pouring with rain, and chilly – more like October than June. I’m not complaining, though; the garden could do with watering, and it’s a great … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Travel, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments