In praise of moving and opportunity

Posted on October 13th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. No Comments

We all love Croydon, but never inhibit yourself

It was said of 1950s California that it was the kind of place where everyone came from somewhere else. It was positive and made the traditional American conversation starter of “where you from?” more interesting. But more than just a conversation starter, movement means change and change creates opportunity: for those who leave, for the newcomers and for those … Read More »

Making good choices – how to get better at making decisions

Posted on January 29th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. No Comments

Taking the idea of a ‘think piece’ to a whole new level, Robert Ward considers the act of consideration itself

Our life is defined by the choices we make. Stay on at school or get a job? Holiday in Spain or Cornwall? Ask that girl on a date or not?

As for people, so too for Croydon. Choices are made, mostly through our elected … Read More »