December 6, 2020
Nature & nurture
One of my favorite walks in the Black Mountains is the ascent of the Cat’s Back followed by transit over […]
November 11, 2020
Naming things
Naming things is always fascinating and learning the origins of names an education of itself.  Walking in the hills the […]
February 16, 2020
Wherefore, part the first
We tend to read ‘wherefore’ as a question asking where something is, but the meaning is actually for what, or […]
August 30, 2019
Bias or heuristic?
One of the points made in our recent retreat on decision making is that the phrase cognitive bias could be misleading. […]
August 16, 2019
Mapping, sensing and hacking
On an impulse the other day I set up a book club for Cynefin Centre staff.  The idea was to […]
February 15, 2017
Sea wall or salt marsh?
When we lived in St Albans, way back in the days before children, we occasionally made a winter day trip […]