Top 10 achievements in 2011

2009’s top 10 | 2010’s top 10 1. Co-design of the ColaLife Trial We first visited Zambia in October 2010 to gauge interest in a trial there of the ColaLife idea. We got an overwhelmingly positive response and so started working with key local partners on a plan. We visited again in January and May to meet […]

So what happened at the Honda hack days back in November?

A good question, that isn’t easy to answer as there was so much going on. Basically, most of Honda’s Cultural Engineers (I am one) gathered for the first time face-to-face, together with a bunch of application developers to see what would happen. Three videos have just been released on The Guardian website which capture the […]

Honda continue to help us reach new audiences

On Sunday (yesterday, 16/10/11) ColaLife featured in The Sunday Observer Magazine under the headline An idea with fizz (it’s on page 38 apparently). I was the third of the Cultural Engineers to be featured. Seven more to go. Six of these are in place and there are five candidates for the tenth slot. You can vote […]

ColaLife enters the mainstream popular and academic media

As we build up to our move to Zambia to oversee an independently evaluated trial of the ColaLife concept, interest in what we are trying to achieve has reached new levels. In the last few weeks we have had three mentions in HELLO! Magazine (@hellomag) with a full-page spread in the 22 August 2011 issue. […]

But for today I am a child

Antony And The Johnsons backed by the Heritage Orchestra at the Wilderness Festival (14/8/11) Sometimes things just work out. We’ve been spending the last few weeks trying to pack up our home of 20 years and doing all the DIY jobs that had been put off, as the first step towards our move to Zambia, […]