Archive | July, 2011
One month on – What I have learnt so far

One month on – What I have learnt so far

It is one month to do the day that I saw Arcade Fire at Hyde Park and had left the offices of Scope as an employee for the last time. You may remember my reasons for going self employed were career, leisure and health related. This post will update you on how things are fairing […]

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Silent House Party – Sunnier Days (disability music video)

My step brother Jamie Farrington is a very talented lyricist and singer. His band ‘Silent House Party’ from Cambridgeshire, including Jack Randall who I know well also, agreed to write a song with me on disability. The outcome is below and their site is http://www.myspace.com/silenthouseparty The name I gave my company was ‘Sunnier Days’ because everyone […]

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Campaigning for the fist bump

Campaigning for the fist bump

We are all aware of the high five http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_five and fist bump http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fist_bump as greetings right!? Without regurgitating the Wikipedia explanations, these two types of informal greetings are a part of our everyday lives. Influenced by sporting celebrities and embraced by the masses, they have often replaced the handshake in our everyday, social interactions. This […]

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I am officially a BadAss

I am officially a BadAss

You may remember, or even have wondered, where the professional photographs (that I now use on my profile pictures) came from? It was for the feature interview I did on http://blog.indoorboys.com/2011/03/13/martyn-sibley-positively-brilliant/. I mentioned in my article on ‘serendipity’ about how daring to put something out there can lead to randomly cool things. Well, following on […]

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First week solo!

First week solo!

I have little energy to write a massive post, but this week needs marking! Having recovered from the nostalgia of leaving Scope and the hangover too, Monday was my Independence Day http://martynsibley.com/independence-day It started by my being one of the official bloggers for the Institute of Fundraisings National Convention http://nationalconventionblog.posterous.com/. Having given up the place […]

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IOF convention and kayak paddles

IOF convention and kayak paddles

Since my quick concoction of a video blog yesterday it has been a whirlwind 2 days and border line strange at 16.00 yesterday afternoon (I will explain the kayaking photo shoot later). I just made the IOF PR briefing for 8.30am. I had foreseen my first day in self employment along the lines of wake […]

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