Category Archives: twitter

Lower those expectations, Benji

I’ve been wondering what it would take to trigger a slightly gloaty “I’ve moved house” post. I didn’t think it would be a grumble about how my new local council “does social media”. The #wmgrit hashtag is a great amalgamation … Continue reading

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Looking back (and forward) at the Lightmoor Summit

The Idea. The idea for the Lightmoor Summit came to me during a discussion about Neighbourhood Planning at the Talk About Local conference in Birmingham in April.

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An Evening with Kevin Maguire and David Wright MP

Info from Telford Labour Party: Friday 5th October – 7.30pm Elephant & Castle, Dawley High Street Kevin Maguire, Associate Editor of the Daily Mirror, Tory baiter and all round good guy in a ‘no-holds-barred’ conversation with David Wright MP over … Continue reading

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Tesco respond to query regarding advertising in #NOTW

Dear Mr Whitehouse Thank you for your email to Philip Clarke, our Chief Executive, to which I have been asked to respond. I appreciate how concerned you must be over the recent allegations made against the News of The World. … Continue reading

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An open letter to David Wright MP.

Dear David Wright, As both a Labour Party member and a constituent of yours there’s a matter I’d like you to clear up. I’ve raised this matter at local branch meetings and have still been unable to get a satisfactory … Continue reading

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Shropshire Tweetup.

I’m going along. Could be a #brumbloggers day out. You should come along too. Should be a good event.

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#brumbloggers. Now with added kids.

I love the monthly Brum Bloggers meet. I like that it happens just after work for me and it’s usually fairly central in the city for me. But I realise that not all the Brum bloggers will be as footloose … Continue reading

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People you should follow on twitter.

And this is in no way a complete list (it’s only 50) but reflect my own personal criteria for what counts as a “great twitter experience” (and they’re in no particular order, it’s just how it came out. For those of … Continue reading

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July Birmingham Social Media Surgery

I help out at the monthly Birmingham Social Media Surgery. Someone once asked me why I give up an evening a month to tell Birmingham based voluntary and community organisations/groups how to use social media tools to make things happen. … Continue reading

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Help me win a holiday.

There’s a lovely competition running & I’d like your help to get me into the top ten. Vote here: No registration needed, no annoying marketing messages unless you sign up for them. Feel free to vote me up and … Continue reading

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Brum FAILCamp has a proud successful heritage.

Been looking around at the positive energy coming towards the idea of Brum FAILCamp & people saying what a great idea it is. Seems we’re not the first people to have the idea. There’s a rich seam of gatherings around … Continue reading

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Two ideas for #failcamp.

In the spirit of getting ideas out quickly and trying ideas even if they fail in preparation for FAILCamp here’s two ideas that crawled across my brain today. Idea 1) I love the blog Cake Wrecks. I also really love … Continue reading

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