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Data vs. Gut

Data vs. Gut is an odd title for a blog post, perhaps, but it is one that summarises a common tension for anyone who works in marketing and fundraising. I work at the creative end of the marketing process. Many … Continue reading

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Social Media made easy

The folks at Instagram have helped us all out by boiling down the complex world(s) of Social Media into one easy page: Easy, ain’t it?

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Introducing

Amy and I are proud to introduce to the world our son, Richard Charles Chidley, born at 19.56 on Wednesday 23rd November 2011.  He weighed in at 6lbs 8oz and is entirely handsome and perfect in every way. Amy experienced … Continue reading

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A quick note to say…

I’m the guest blogger for STEWARDSHIP, a rather different kind of finance organisation that helps charities and other worthy causes maximise their £giving power through tax efficiency and other clever means.  They balance the spiritual and practical very well, and … Continue reading

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Moments of Clarity @Greenbelt 2011

Last weekend (August Bankholiday) was the weekend of the Greenbelt festival.  This year was entitled ‘Dreams of Home’ and many of the charities exhibiting at the event had taken this theme to heart and expressed it through their exhibition stands.  … Continue reading

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I explode with questions

Briefs. I’m not talking about boxers, bloomers or drawers.  Neither am I referring to jockeys, keks, long johns, pants or undies.  I’m talking about that special document (drafted in conversation) which sets out the terms of our professional engagement. It … Continue reading

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