Category Archives: Other

Miscellaneous work and reflections

Spaces of Aid

I was proud to call Lisa Smirl a friend. Last week I attended the posthumous launch of her important book, Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism. I have extracted some choice quotes from the preface here. … Continue reading

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Solo in Wild Nature

I recently returned from my first “solo” – a twenty-four hour immersive experience in wild nature in the Spanish Pyrenees organised by Active Earth and Way of Nature UK – which I attended as part of my Fellowship on the Clore Social … Continue reading

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In memory of Rachel Spanglett

Rachel Spanglett (1914 – 2008), known to many as Rae, was a remarkable woman; one that I feel blessed to have known. Aged 94, she had lived alone for over twenty years since the death of her partner, Nick. It … Continue reading

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David Russell

David Russell is Founder and Director of The Social Enterprise, which is a multidisciplinary social change agency which advises charities and business across fields including programme development, strategic planning, reporting, measurement and evaluation. Since 2014, he has been working principally … Continue reading

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