So many organisations have bold strategies that fail to translate into simple actions at the coal face. A visit to the Martin Luther King Centre in Atlanta showed that this is not always the case. I saw a brilliant example of how the King Centre lives by the values that Martin Luther King died for.
Sustainable change cannot happen overnight. With a few exceptions, I’m taking the rest of 2018 off to reflect, contemplate and plan my future. I know where I think I’m heading, but expect to be surprised when I create space for new ideas
It's always humbling to hear others describe how I've helped them as they strive to realise their goals. Many people want to make the world a better place and, have great ideas.
If you'd said to me a few years ago that I'd be at the Norfolk Show this year as a Show Chaplain, I'd have laughed at you.
I know I’m far from alone in wanting to change the world. Many are dissatisfied with the way things are and want to make things better.
I was interviewed by Eddie Mair for Radio Four's iPM the other day. The piece was about Norwich Mustard, but my 1964 Fordson tractor also got a mention.
It was sad to hear on this morning that inventor Trevor Baylis has died at the age of 80. I was commissioned to interview him in 2010 and spent a very enjoyable morning talking with him at his home on Eeel Pie Island on the Thames.
I've long been a fan of community owned cooperatives. It's a fair, open and enterprising way that people who feel strongly about something can stop sounding off and do something positive. The story of Colman's mustard leaving Norwich is just such an opportunity.