Archive for the ‘Sustainability’ Category


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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A turning point in my life

Recently, I have had many requests for copies of the Castlemaine 500 Report – a report that I co-authored in relation to a community scale sustainability project that ran a few years ago in Castlemaine. You can read more about the project here. Why was this project a turning point in my life? Here a just a few reasons … The failures of our efforts to bring about change (i.e. sustained reduction of household energy use) were confronting. I was lucky to have a client (thanks Bron) and a team (you know who you are) willing to go on a …

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What will it take?

Posted by  admin —June 23, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, Just observations, Sustainability, Vizual Thinking

A story and questions conjured from viewing, and brought to tears by,¬†Boston.com images …

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Using Improv to ‘Save The World’

If you want to hear 3 people talking about how Applied Improv can ‘save the world’ … then head over here to my podcasting blog Winkipod! The names, the voices, stories and laughter from these 2 wonderful people will be revealed at Winkipod … Winkipod-cast link – Using Improv to Save The World Cheers, Geoff

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