Monkeys with typewriters

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  1. Hi Peter,

    Thanks for this blog post and I’m really glad you’re enjoying the book so far. (I enjoyed writing it so hopefully some of that enthusiasm comes across!)

    You’re right, there is such enormous scope for change and it seems we’re only at the beginnings of it. Like you, I’m really interested in what can happen if more regulated, traditionally less “creative” organisations actually take up these tools. It could go either way, of course…

    Best wishes,

    • Peter Evans says:

      Thanks for the comment and sorry for the delay in replying. I’ve finished your book and enjoyed it immensely and will post some more thoughts soon (ish)
      best wishes

  2. Hi Peter,

    Thanks – but don’t worry – no pressure! Christmas + snow seems to have set me back more than I could have imagined this year…

    Btw, do you know of any cultural/arts centres in Edinburgh that might be interested in a seminar/ workshop based on the book? I’m doing one in London next week and would be nice to spread the word!


  3. Peter Evans says:

    HI Jemima
    Its been a while since I’ve been involved in putting on events in Edinburgh but a few potential venues some to mind:

    The Hub – the base for the ‘official’ Edinburgh Festival – its not the most informal of settings – more @

    Out of the Blue is an interesting arts building/ community and might be a good venue (a bit less central maybe) –

    Gallery spaces include The Fruitmarket Gallery, a nice and light space but not sure how events work there –
    The City Arts Centre has a top floor for events/ workshops etc. including breakout rooms –

    Finally, there’s a social enterprise co-working space that might be of interest and has a good vibe –

    Hope these are useful. If you want some more info, let me know

  4. Peter Evans says:

    ….. on a less formal basis you could try some of the people from Edinburgh Coffee Morning (sort of social media cafe) – see

    I’ve never been but heard very good things and it looks good.


  5. Hi Peter,

    Wow – some great suggestions there – many thanks!

    I’ll let you know how it goes.


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