Category Archives: community

A Question of Language – foreign or not? (guest blog)

It is my pleasure to reproduce a blog written by a friend and colleague of mine, Chris Markiewicz. He writes weekly, always producing something of interest. This week his title is Inwazja Angielskiego – not a phrase I readily understand, as it is … Continue reading

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Your Family Name – following the mother or the father?

One of my new LinkedIn contacts Stephen Morley, Sports Development Officer at Cambridge City Council posted this question on the Beyond Diversity group on LinkedIn. He stated. “For a long time I have felt that a major inequalities is how woman … Continue reading

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High Speed Trains and Yaks – benefits to a civilised society.

Last week I was stimulated by very different items in the media. On Monday, in the London Evening Standard, journalist Amol Rajan wrote an article under the headline “In this rich city my neighbour died in poverty, alone”. He described … Continue reading

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Facebook and the Pope – a billion or more.

You may remember that in October 2012 Facebook released a statement saying that their  one billionth account had been set up. If this was translated into a country’s population, Facebook would be the third largest country on Earth. Later today, Pope … Continue reading

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