I'll be at Bond Street Coffee in Brighton on the 28th of August between 8:30-10:30am if you fancy a chat about some of this.
I've been hosting this thing called Atoms Collide for the past 10 months. I set it up because I missed some of good things about hosting Likemind a few years previous. Those good things were the informal chats about projects, ideas and worries. The thing I didn't want was the peacocking, name dropping and the business cards, the pretence of our expertise in our chosen area.
The thing I wanted the most was a more human and honest thing where people could come and chat to me and others about their fears, battles and tribulations with the business of making things happen. I hoped that somewhere in those discussions and listening, ideas might emerge.
I reckon I can't be the only person who needs this kind of thing.