adam pittaway interview

An interview with Adam Pittaway, author of Live to Eat: Meals Everyone Can Make

Who hasn’t stood in the kitchen and thought ‘what on earth am I going to cook for supper this evening?’. Let’s face it unless you love to cook, you’re probably going to be tested like this on at least one evening a week. So, it’s always helpful to have a cook book to hand which caters for every type of kitchen doyen – from the newbie to the old hand. This week I’d like to welcome Adam Pittaway, author of Live to Eat, Meals Everyone Can Make to the Thursday throng hot seat. Continue reading

reluctant innovator

Meet Ken Banks, author of The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator

I was fortunate enough to meet Ken when we both presented at a conference on social entrepreneurship in London about four years ago. He struck me then as a great example of an innovator that many might try to emulate. When I spotted he had a new book out about the experiences of those who innovate to improve the lot of their fellow man I knew it would be a great read and I wasn’t disappointed. With a foreward by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, it seems my thoughts about Ken’s book were also recognised by those inhabiting a much broader public platform. Continue reading

chestnuts

Meeting Gilbert Ohanian, author of Chestnuts

This week I’d like to introduce you all to Gilbert Ohanian who shared, not only his best ever review, but the worst in all its gory detail. Gilbert is the author of the author of “Chestnuts:  A True Story About Being Bullied.”  The book is about his experiences being bullied as a child and now the experiences of his son.  More importantly, it sheds light on what bullying is and how parents can combat the crisis. Continue reading