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Posted August 20, 2019
Slow Inspiration
Just heard from the director that this sci-fi short film was inspired by my TED Talk in praise of slowness …
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Posted August 14, 2019
Learning, not churning
Why Slow Education could (and should) be coming soon to a school near you …
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Posted August 13, 2019
Books on Buses
“The doors are closing, the books are opening.” Absolutely LOVE this idea. Free travel for anyone reading a book on a public bus. Already a success in Romania … 
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Posted July 27, 2019
New TED Talk already making ripples ....
Three days ago, after seeing my TED Talk on ageing and ageism, one member of the TED SUMMIT audience told me they’d immediately changed the age on their dating profile – adding back on the eight years they’d lopped off to seem younger. As the last line of my talk went: “Whatever age you are,…
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Posted July 25, 2019
Slow Movement
What is the Slow Movement – and how can it change your life (for the better)?
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Posted July 17, 2019
Never Too Late ...
C. S. Lewis hit the nail on the head when he wrote: “You are never too old to set a new goal, or to dream a new dream.” This Korean woman is just one of many joyous examples of what life can be – at any age – if you embrace it with an open…
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Posted July 13, 2019
Slow Photography Prize
The Slow Moments Photography Competition is back! And I’ll be picking the overall winner for 2020. Click HERE if you want to enter …. Last year’s winning shot featured above.
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Posted July 11, 2019
Never Too Late To Create
One of the most common ageist myths is that creativity belongs to the young. Or that somehow it dwindles as we grow older. It does not. As this study in the Harvard Business Review shows, human beings can be creative AT ANY AGE. The secret is to keep on keeping on. To grow (b)older, in…
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Posted July 07, 2019
BOLDER WINS AWARD!
What a thrilling surprise! A few months ago, when I sat down to read the audio version of my new book, BOLDER: MAKING THE MOST OF OUR LONGER LIVES, I never expected the recording to win an AudioFile Earphones Award. And now it has! Click HERE to see (or should that be hear?) what all…
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Posted June 28, 2019
The Urgency of Slow
The best way to thrive in a fast world is … to slow down.
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Posted June 27, 2019
Slow Education
This school in Spain is a shining example of Slow Education in action. Check out the short video here.
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Posted June 25, 2019
In Praise of No
Check out my latest post on Thrive Global. It’s all about the power and joy of saying No in a world hooked on saying Yes all the time …
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Posted June 25, 2019
Slow Photo
In a world of endless selfies and streaming, maybe it’s time for a Slow Photography Movement …
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Posted June 24, 2019
Slow Gaming Manifesto
Here’s more proof that the Slow creed can pay dividends in every field of human endeavour: the rise of the Slow Gaming movement …
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Posted June 16, 2019
Never Too Late
So often that little voice in the back of your mind whispering “I’m too old for this” is flat-out wrong …
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Posted June 15, 2019
Being The Change
Ignore the doom merchants. Never give up hope. The times they are a-changin’ …
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Posted June 14, 2019
Monkey See, Monkey Do
The UK has just banned gender stereotypes in advertising. Why? Because stereotyping plays a part in “limiting people’s potential.”  Let’s now do the same for ageist stereotypes!
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Posted June 12, 2019
Never Too Late To ... Rap
Madhur Jaffrey is growing (B)OLDER. Food writer, actor and now – at the age of 85 – rapper ….
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Posted June 11, 2019
Slow Fashion
Finally, the tide is starting to turn against Fast Fashion. Slow Style and Slow Fashion are on the rise
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Posted June 10, 2019
Long hours, not!
Amen to this. Faster (and busier) is not always better in the workplace. Far from it….
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Posted June 05, 2019
Catch Carl on a Stage Near You....
With my new book out, I’m speaking at more public events this year than usual. Here’s a list of all the places you can catch me on stage around the world over the coming months. Click here for more details on each event. Will be adding more as and when…. June 18: Barcelona, Catalunya June…
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Posted June 04, 2019
Protesting Never Gets Old
Good piece on how ageing can spur us to speak truth to power. Very much in line with one chapter in my new book, BOLDER. PS: While we’re at it, let’s stop using words like “pensioner” and “retiree” for everyone over a certain age…
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Posted June 03, 2019
A (b)older BBC?
My face is now on the wall in BBC Television Centre in London. Will be there on June 17th to deliver a keynote to the Corporation’s brass and programme-makers on tackling ageism in the workplace and on screen. Can’t wait!
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Posted May 31, 2019
Terminating ageism....
Sarah Connor is back! Wielding a rocket launcher in her 60s. Whatever you think of the Terminator movies, it’s great to see pop culture smashing the tired, old stereotypes that hold so many of us back in later life. Sarah Connor is clearly growing #Bolder …
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Posted May 28, 2019
BIG NEWS!!
Fourteen years after giving my first TED Talk, I’m returning to the TED main stage to give my second. Will be riffing off my new book, BOLDER: MAKING THE MOST OF OUR LONGER LIVES….
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