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About goodthingsltd

I am a facilitator, a creative agent, and a supporter of innovation in organizations. I am interested in the use of metaphor, storytelling and corporate folklore.

A guest blog from Emily Finney founder of Bedford Burlesque

We are Bedford has many voices. This is a blog post from one of our local heroes Emily Finney, a young woman who brought Burlesque to Bedford through her Bedford Burlesque shows.   “I¬†came across WeAreBedford¬†on Facebook and was thrilled … Continue reading

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A guest blog post from Tony Somervell, exhibiting photographer and local resident

We are Bedford has many voices. This is a guest post from one of the exhibiting photographers and local resident Tony Somervell. It all started, in my case, with an article in the Beds on Sunday (30th January 2011); “A … Continue reading

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Map of Spaces at Castle Quay Weekender

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Programme of events at the Castle Quay Weekender

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Bedford needs you

To Make The Castle Quay Weekender happen we need artists to submit work, makers and crafters to exhibit, buskers to play and bucket-loads of helpful bright and happy people to help us to paint, prepare, make good, steward, usher, man … Continue reading

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Flirting with bureaucracy

It has been an intense few weeks. We have moved from creative imagination and idea generation to the energy sapping bureaucracy. We have sorted event licences, insurance, performers contracts, forms for artists, vendors and volunteers, done risk assessments, and more. … Continue reading

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Blank Canvas

I have a theory that potential is what we as humans are attracted too. Babies, new romances, a plot of land, a blank canvas, these are things that we humans love, and why? Because when something is unfinished it gives us space to make our mark, to discover, to explore and uncover. It gives us room to matter. Continue reading

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