We Must Be Doing Something Right If This Happens

Recently we found out we were winners in an international Porsche competition (well we came 3rd – but it says winners on the certificate so we’ll take that). That’s great news. It was this Facebook post which made me even more happy. Why- because it shows the storytelling and emotion we try to include inContinue reading “We Must Be Doing Something Right If This Happens”

Why we had to change our name

When I decided to leave the BBC in London 8 years ago to start working for myself, some people called me crazy. Why? Because I’d recently been offered a full time contract to work for the mighty Beeb, based at the infamous Television Centre. It was safe. It was cosy. There was a great atmosphereContinue reading “Why we had to change our name”

Best Way to Spend an Hour Ever?

Anyone can do it. It increases the  “love hormone” oxytocin. It reduces stress, including its impact on your blood pressure and heart rate. Once a day may fight infections, boost your immune system, ease depression and lessen fatigue. I’ve filmed it before and got partially involved before, but never fully got integrated with it . So onContinue reading “Best Way to Spend an Hour Ever?”

George Clooney inspired my TEDx Talk

Here’s my 1st ever #TEDx talking about how the #WeMakeGoodHappen journey started with #GeorgeClooney and resulted in #Tenner4Good Will do a longer post – including some tips and techniques I used – that you could apply if you need to do a big presentation or #TED talk. Big thanks to the TEDxCanton team for inviting meContinue reading “George Clooney inspired my TEDx Talk”

The Sunday Times Alternative Rich List

“30 incredible people, all living inspirational and enriched lives in the UK right now.” It’s an absolute honour to be included in the Alternative Rich List 2018 published by The Sunday Times. “The playful samaritan who started good deeds trending”   It’s the 2nd year it’s run, which is included in the annual Rich ListContinue reading “The Sunday Times Alternative Rich List”

Sparking The Joy Of Human Kindness

This is still one of my favourite #GoodDeeds #ActsOfKindness we’ve done. We heard about a lovely lady called Marjorie who was turning 100 in a care home, but she had no immediate family. So as We Make Good Happen (Cardiff/Newport/Wales) we went and put on a big party for her… And there was an extraContinue reading “Sparking The Joy Of Human Kindness”

2018 Showreel – The Makers Films

I am super proud of Liam and Joe who work for me in putting together this super amazing showreel for 2018 with our newly rebranded video production company The Makers. We’re based here in sunny Cardiff (ahem) – and as you can see we get to travel around the world filming and creating amazing visualsContinue reading “2018 Showreel – The Makers Films”

Making people’s Christmas Day happier

“One elderly woman burst into tears when she was given the treat bag. She said it was the only present she’d received that Christmas.”  This year with We Make Good Happen we’re helping to make Christmas Day a little bit happier for 2 groups of people: 1) Making treat bags for elderly people who are alone onContinue reading “Making people’s Christmas Day happier”