My introduction to systems thinking – a map by Kielhofner

Posted by  admin —September 23, 2010
Filed in Uncategorized

OT Community Mourns the Loss of Dr. Gary Kielhofner Yolanda writes about the loss of a inspirational man, Gary Kielhofner … “Gary Kielhofner was a remarkable man, a visionary, a passionate scholar. As a beginning scholar, over 30 years ago, he had a dream of advancing the field of occupational therapy in order to assist individuals with chronic health conditions and disability live fulfilling and satisfying lives. His dream became a reality when he crafted the Model of Human Occupation, also known as MOHO. Gary’s work has inspired and impacted the lives of thousands and thousands of therapists, students, clients …

 
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Dilbert at its best

Posted by  admin —September 15, 2010
Filed in Vizual Thinking

Community and the Caravan Park

Posted by  admin —September 11, 2010
Filed in Just observations, Uncategorized

Since the age if 4, I have been part of many ‘caravan park’ communities. These communities have shaped who I have become and many of my strongest childhood memories include the people and places in them. My parents took my sister and I to caravan parks in Phillip Island then to Inverloch (Victoria) – which we revisited for the next 10 years! Same camping site by the beach, same group of families, same 4 weeks of the year (and the same F&C’s and ice creams at Dutchies). To these caravan parks (which are scattered widely along Australia’s endless coastline) strangers …

 
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M*A*S*H* Up with Improv, Scientists & Alan Alda

Posted by  admin —August 28, 2010
Filed in Being Present, Creative Stuff, Sustainability, Yes!And Improv

On the eve of a month long trip away, Belina Raffy sent Andy Middleton and I this YouTube video featuring Alan Alda, some scientists and the Centre for Communicating Science – Stony Brook State University (USA). For anyone who has been involved in workshops where I use Improv games, here’s a video to watch. For those who practice the art of Applied Improv with me, you know who you are … I think you’ll like this video. For me, this inspires me to do more and bring the gift of Improv to lives of more people and groups. Enjoy. According …

 
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Starting somewhere … the next chapter

Posted by  admin —August 17, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, How Stuff Spreads & Changes, Sustainability

My last post  told the story leading up to a local community event in Aireys Inlet that happened on Sunday. I am part of a Transition Town project called “The Mangowak Harvest“. Here’s the story of what actually happened (simply click <> through the slides at your own pace) … Aireys Inlet Story WAW2010View more presentations from Geoff Brown. If you liked this Story and want to share with others, here are a couple of things you can send them via email or the web The url link to the Slideshow – http://www.slideshare.net/GeoffBrown3231/aireys-inlet-story-waw2010 The html code to allow the Story …

 
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