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‘Messing Around’ with Adam Hills

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 30, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, Facilitation, Humor & Fun, Yes!And Improv

Saturday, March 27th was a huge day in Victoria. The F1 Grand Prix was on, the Melbourne Comedy Festival kicked off, Apollo Bay Music Festival and the global movement Earth Hour coincided. It was also my 39th birthday which means I have one more thing in common with comedian, improviser and Spicks & Specks host Adam Hills … our age. Thanks to Adam Hills (and the audience at his Mess Around gig), my 39th birthday has been my most memorable so far. Apart from our age, Adam Hills and I share something else in common … a belief. Throughout his …

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Our latest video about the Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 29, 2010
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Here’s the main man (Marty Maher) behind the Aireys Open Mic Music Festival and a video put together at this year’s festival. Thanks to Brian Baker at Tractor Productions for putting this together! I wrote at length about the ‘back-story’ behind the running of the festival a few weeks ago here.

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Do the Green Thing on my Birthday

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 24, 2010
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It’s my birthday this weekend – March 27th. That coincides nicely with Earth Hour where millions and millions will switch off their lights for a full hour. The crew at The Green Thing, to celebrate my birthday and Earth Hour, have produced this little video.

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Work that inspires me

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 23, 2010
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During a conversation with Viv McWaters today (when we talked about everything from Show Me The Change, to Crumbs and Insanely Great Slideshow Presentations), I remembered the theme I adopted for 2010 that would guide my work which was all about being fear-less. Here’s how this translates for me in terms of tangibles … Reconnect with old and connect with new networks Work alone as little as possible … sense opportunities for working with others and make it happen Talk with more people about ‘stuff’, record it and share it with the world at Winkipod Read more and share learnings …

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The Improvisation of Bodhichitta

Posted by  GeoffBrown —March 20, 2010
Filed in Being Present, Just observations, Yes!And Improv

I sit at home with the sound of my 3 boys breathing, deep in sleep. And 150km away at the her parent’s home in Melbourne, my wife is suffering the horrible pain that comes with an ear infection. Not just any ear infection, this one is hideous with intolerable pain despite a healthy mix of high end medications. I can’t sleep and so I write from the heart and try to notice this time and the events of the past 2 days. One things stands above all else … the love and kindness of people around us. As I begin …

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