ColaLife – the story so far – 25/4/09

The ColaLife Story So Far – 25/4/09 on Slideshare View more presentations from s1m0nb3rry. Here’s the presentation I gave yesterday at the Africa Gathering event at Birkbeck College, London. The audio was added retrospectively. The ‘Live’ version was a lot more fun! But all the facts are here. The videos and audio mentioned in the […]

Coca-Cola confirm their commitment to ColaLife trials . . on BBC Radio 4

This is a great confirmation of Coca-Cola’s commitment to trials of the ColaLife idea this year in Tanzania. Listen again to the interview here (4 mins 52 secs): Coca-Cola’s commitment to ColaLife | 25 04 2009 | FULL INTERVIEW by colalife Thanks are due to Euan of Coca-Cola and the iPM team who can do […]

Introducing the AIDPOD concept

Click on the images to see them full-size on Flickr. While in Tanzania I mocked up two types of ‘ColaLife’ pods and went out to get people’s reaction to them. The ‘wedge’ pod was much more popular than the ‘tube’, because the tube would displace a bottle. There are other very significant benefits from moving […]

ColaLife on BBC (UK) National Radio (27/12/08)

On Saturday, 27/12/08 the BBC ran a 10 minute feature on ColaLife updating the initial interview back in June on the BBC Radio 4 programme, iPM. It includes bits from the original interview in June 2008, an update on progress and the vision from me and a clever audio cut from the frontline video filmed […]

A holiday gift for all ColaLife supporters

Happy holidays everyone! ColaLife is likely to be featured as ‘a highlight of the year’ in BBC Radio 4’s iPM programme (scroll down to ‘Greatest Hits’) on 27/12/08. If you are near a radio in the UK at 17:30 GMT on that day please tune in. Alternatively you can listen via the internet on the […]

Progress Report – 6/12/08

Children at Rene MDC, Dar Es Salaam >>more photos Here is an update on the progress of the Coca Cola campaign. The headline is: ColaLife in Dar Es Sallaam. Read the diary. May 1988 – May 2008 – the first 7,305 days – no progress! May 1988 Had the idea while working on the British […]

Progress Report – 1/11/08

This photo was taken by Teseum – the original is here Here is an update on the progress of the Coca Cola campaign. The headline is: HEADLINE: Coca-Cola invites ColaLife to Dar Es Sallaam! May 1988 – May 2008 – the first 7,305 days – no progress! May 1988 Had the idea while working on […]

Progress Report – 27/8/08

This photo was taken by Teseum – the original is here I thought an update on the progress of the Coca Cola campaign so far would be helpful. The first 7,305 days – no progress! May 1988 – May 2008 May 1988 Had the idea while working on the British Aid Programme in NE Zambia […]

A video of the full interview with iPM

Many thanks are due to my friend David Wilcox for filming, editing and uploading the full interview with Jennifer Tracey of iPM. Here it is – cheers David: Simon Berry interviewed by BBC iPM from David Wilcox on Vimeo. The edited (audio-only) interview is here. Further information: All of the Coca Cola campaign posts

Follow-up interview with iPM’s Jennifer Tracey

I was very grateful to have been invited to contribute to the inspiring 2gether08 event last Thursday. I attended with two hats on. In my current role as secondee to CLG, I’d gone there to check out my hunch that this is the sort of event and network that local and national Government needs to […]